Jean Bethke Elshtain

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General Information

Name: Jean Bethke Elshtain

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born:


Website: http://divinity.uchicago.edu/faculty/elshtain.shtml

Email: jbelshta@uchicago.edu


Illinois Connection

The author is professor at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago and teaches Political Science and ethics.

Biographical and Professional Information

Elshtain is an American political philosopher. She is the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago Divinity School, and is a contributing editor for The New Republic.

The focus of Elshtain's work is an exploration of the relationship between politics and ethics. She has published over five hundred essays and authored and/or edited over twenty books, including Democracy on Trial, Just War Against Terror: The Burden of American Power in a Violent World, Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy, Augustine and the Limits of Politics, and " Sovereignty: God, State, Self.

Published Works

Sovreignty: God, State, Self, Basic Books, 2008

Just War Against Terror: The Burdens of American Power in a Violent World, Basic Books, 2003

Jame Addams and the Dream of American Democracy, Basic books, 2002

Who Are We? Critical Reflections and Hopeful Possibilities:..., Wm.B. Erdmans, 2000

New WIne In Old Bottles: International Politics and Ethical Discourse, University of Notre Dame, 1998

Real Politics: Political Theory and Everyday Life, John Hopkins University Press, 2000

Augustine and the Limits of Politics, University of Notre Dame, 1998

Democracy On Trial, Basic Books, 1994

Just War Theory, NYU Press 1991, 1991

Power Trips and Other Journeys, University of Wisconsin, 1990


Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Who Are We?: Critical Reflections and Hopeful Possibilities

ISBN: 0802847250
Release Date: 2000-03-27

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Augustine and the Limits of Politics (FRANK COVEY LOYOLA L)

ISBN: 0268020019
Release Date: 1996-02-15

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Democracy On Trial

ISBN: 0465016162
Release Date: 1994-12-22

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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