Supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities.
Michael Gillespie (Ph.D. University [...]of Chicago) is Jerry G. and Patricia Crawford Hubbard Professor of Political Science at Duke University, and the author of The Theological Origins of Modernity. He is also co-editor of Nietzsche's New Seas: Explorations in Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Politics, and Ratifying the Constitution, and has published articles on Montaigne, Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and various topics in American political thought, as well as on the relation of religion and politics. He is currently completing a book entitled Nietzsche's Final Teaching . Professor Gillespie has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the German Academic Exchange Service, the Templeton Foundation, the Liberty Fund, and the Earhart Foundation, and is the Director of the Gerst Program in Political, Economic, and Humanistic Studies.