In addition to this event, Joshua Mitchell will be giving a seminar on April 27. For more information, please visit the event page.
The lecture is free and open to the public. No RSVP is necessary. Light refreshments will be provided.
Joshua Mitchell is professor of political theory at Georgetown University. His books include Not By Reason Alone: Religion, History, and Identity in Early Modern Thought; The Fragility of Freedom: Tocqueville on Religion, Democracy, and the American Future; Plato’s Fable: On the Mortal Condition in Shadowy Times; and, most recently, Tocqueville in Arabia: Dilemmas in a Democratic Age. He has served Chairman of the Government Department at Georgetown and also as Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service in Qatar. During the 2008-10 academic years, he served as Acting Chancellor of The American University of Iraq – Sulaimani. His research interest lies in the relationship between political thought and theology in the West. A current project is a book manuscript entitled Reinhold Niebuhr and the Politics of Hope.