Steven B. Smith, Professor of Political Science
October 26, 2016
Steven B. Smith is the Alfred Cowles Professor of Political Science and co-director of the Center for the Study of Representative Institutions at the MacMillan Center, which focuses on the theory and practice of representative government in the Anglo-American world. His research interests include the history of political philosophy with special attention to the problem of the ancients and moderns, the relation of religion and politics, and theories of representative government. His best known publications include Spinoza’s Book of Life, The Cambridge Companion to Leo Strauss, and Political Philosophy.