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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
Changing theories of constitutional interpretation have prompted a reconsideration of the 14th Amendment.
Pierre Manent's latest book attempts to reestablish and revive the natural law tradition.
A review of The Supreme Court and Constitutional Democracy, by John Agresto
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
Anti-foundationalists have not in fact succeeded in shutting down the possibility of philosophy
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
A review of The Madisonian Constitution , by George Thomas and James Madison and the Spirit of Republican Self-Government, by Colleen A. Sheehan
Reflecting on Dred Scott, 150 years after that most disastrous Supreme Court decision.
History, natural law, and Leo Strauss.
Gertrude Himmelfarb wishes to redeem the Enlightenment.
Was Winthrop America's founding father?
D.W. Griffith, once a famous film pioneer, is remembered for just one thing today...
The interaction between Rawls the interpreter of past philosophy and Rawls the theorist of justice is what makes Lectures so interesting a book.
Mansfield and McWilliams are two of the most distinguished practitioners of the ancient and honorable trade of political philosophy.