Olin-Sang American Civilization Center, 202
Departments/ProgramsGerman, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literature
History of Ideas
DegreesHarvard University, Ph.D.
University of Toronto, B.A.
ExpertisePolitical theory. History of political thought. Nationalism. Cultural pluralism.
|POL||10a||Introduction to Political Theory|
|POL||187b||Conservative Political Thought|
|POL||189a||Marx, Nietzsche, and Twentieth-Century Radicalism|
|POL||190b||Seminar: Democratic Theory|
|POL||192b||Seminar: Topics in Law and Political Theory|
|POL||211a||Graduate Seminar: Political Theory|
|POL||216b||Seminar: Advanced Topics in Political Theory|
Yack, Bernard. ""Democracy and the Love of Truth"." Truth and Democracy. Ed. Jeremy Elkins and Andrew Norris. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. 165-80.
Yack, Bernard. Nationalism and the Moral Psychology of Community. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Yack, Bernard. ""Birthright, Birthwrongs: Contingency, Choice and Cosmopolitanism in Recent Political Thought"." Political Theory 39. (2011): 406-16.
Bernard Yack. ""You Don't Have to be a Fanatic to Act Like One"." Studi Veneziani LIX. (2010): 135-151.
Yack, Bernard. ""Rhetoric and Public Reason: An Aristotelian Theory of Deliberation." Political Theory 34. (2006): 417-38.
Yack, Bernard. The Fetishism of Modernities: Epochal Self-Consciousness in Contemporary Social and Political Thought. University of Notre Dame Press, 1997.
Yack, Bernard. Liberalism without Illusions: Essays on Liberal Theory and the Political Vision of Judith N. Shklar. University of California Press, 1996.
Yack, Bernard. The Problems of a Political Animal: Community, Conflict, and Justice in Aristotelian Political Thought. University of California Press, 1993.
Yack, Bernard. The Longing for Total Revolution: Philosophic Sources of Social Discontent from Rousseau to Marx and Nietzsche. Princeton University Press, 1986.