George Kateb

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Emeritus

Princeton University

George Kateb is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Emeritus. He has been one of the most respected and influential political theorists of the last quarter century. His books include Hannah Arendt: Politics, Conscience, Evil (1984); The Inner Ocean: Individualism and Democratic Culture (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1992); Emerson and Self-Reliance (Sage, 1994; 2d edition Rowman and Littlefield, 2002); and Patriotism and Other Mistakes (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006). He has also written a number of articles on issues involving the Bill of Rights and constitutional law. At Princeton, he was formerly Director of the Program in Political Philosophy, Director of the Gauss Seminars, and Director of the University Center for Human Values.