About the Author
has published widely on eighteenth-century intellectual history. His articles on Adam Smith, David Hume, Edmund Burke, Joseph Addison, Samuel Johnson, and Edward Gibbon have appeared in a number of journals, including Sewanee Review
, Partisan Review
, and the Times Literary Supplement
. He has also written two books and many articles on a variety of subjects -from American intellectual history to modern French thought. An independent scholar who is a Contributing Editor to the Wilson Quarterly
, he has taught at Rutgers University and Beaver College. He has also been a Program Director for the National Endowment for the Humanities and a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
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