Author

Michael P. Zuckert

Dr. Michael Zuckert is the Nancy Reeves Dreux Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. He works in political philosophy, American constitutional law and theory, and American political thought.

 

Zuckert is author of Natural Rights and the New Republicanism, The Natural Rights Republic, Launching Liberalism: On Lockean Political Philosophy, and (with Catherine H. Zuckert) The Truth about Leo Strauss: Political Philosophy and American Democracy. He has also published many articles on a variety of topics, including George Orwell, Plato's Apology, Shakespeare, and contemporary liberal theory.

Articles by Michael P. Zuckert

The Strauss Wars Revisited

The Strauss Wars Revisited

A review of Straussophobia: Defending Leo Strauss and Straussians against Shadia Drury and Other Accusers, by Peter Minowitz and Cloaked in Virtue: Unveiling Leo Strauss and the Rhetoric of American Foreign Policy, by Nicholas Xenos
The Thinking Man’s Founder

The Thinking Man’s Founder

A review of James Madison and the Making of America, by Kevin R. C. Gutzman; James Madison, by Richard Brookhiser; and James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation, by Jeff Broadwater
Madison’s Avenues

Madison’s Avenues

A review of The Madisonian Constitution , by George Thomas and James Madison and the Spirit of Republican Self-Government, by Colleen A. Sheehan
A More Perfect Union

A More Perfect Union

D.W. Griffith, once a famous film pioneer, is remembered for just one thing today...
John Rawls, Historian

John Rawls, Historian

The interaction between Rawls the interpreter of past philosophy and Rawls the theorist of justice is what makes Lectures so interesting a book.
Pride and Political Philosophy

Pride and Political Philosophy

Mansfield and McWilliams are two of the most distinguished practitioners of the ancient and honorable trade of political philosophy.
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