John Bernstein

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John Andrew Bernstein teaches European Intellectual History from 1600 to the present. He received his B.A. from Harvard University in 1966 and his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1970. He is the author of three books, Shaftesbury, Rousseau, and Kant: an Introduction to the Conflict between Aesthetic and Moral Values in Modern Thought; Nietzsche’s Moral Philosophy; and Progress and the Quest for Meaning: A Philosophical and Historical Inquiry. He has also published articles in several journals. He is currently working on an interpretation of the political meaning of theism.

Publications

Books:

  • Progress and the Quest for Meaning: A Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999)
  • Nietzsche\'s Moral Philosophy (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1987)
  • Shaftesbury, Rousseau, and Kant: an Introduction to the Conflict between Aesthetic and Moral Values in Modern Thought (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1980)

Links to Publications

  • Nietzsche’s Moral Philosophy
  • Shaftesbury, Rousseau, and Kant

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