Category: Political Science and Theory

“The Glory and the Burden”: The Book to Read Leading up to Midterm Elections

The recent reversal of Roe V. Wade, combined with President Joe Biden’s latest 42% job approval ratings, lend themselves to a potentially unpredictable outcome in the United States midterm elections on November 8, 2022. University of Notre Dame professor emeritus Robert Schmuhl’s new book, The Glory and the Burden: The American Presidency from the New Deal to the […]

An Excerpt from “Alasdair MacIntyre” by Émile Perreau-Saussine

Winner of the prestigious 2005 Philippe Habert Prize, the late Émile Perreau-Saussine’s Alasdair MacIntyre stands as a definitive introduction to the life and work of one of today’s leading moral philosophers. With Nathan J. Pinkoski’s translation, this long-awaited, critical examination of MacIntyre’s thought is now available to English readers for the first time, including a foreword by […]

An Excerpt from “Conservatism in a Divided America” by George Hawley

The American conservative movement has consistently declared its opposition to all forms of identity politics, arguing that such a form of politics is at odds with individualism. In Conservatism in a Divided America, George Hawley examines the nature of identity politics in the United States: how conservatives view and understand it, how they embrace their […]

Legendary Land Institute Co-Founder Wes Jackson to Discuss “An Inconvenient Apocalypse” at Prairie Festival 2022

This year, The Land Institute is bringing back its Prairie Festival after a two-year hiatus from its outdoor venue in Salina, Kansas. Wes Jackson, co-founder and president emeritus of The Land Institute, and one of the foremost figures in the international sustainable agriculture movement, will discuss his new book, An Inconvenient Apocalypse: Environmental Collapse, Climate Crisis, and the Fate of Humanity, […]

An Interview with D. C. Schindler, Author of “Retrieving Freedom”

D. C. Schindler is professor of metaphysics and anthropology at the John Paul II Institute, Washington, DC. He is the author of eleven books, including Freedom from Reality: The Diabolical Character of Modern Liberty (Notre Dame Press, 2017). The University of Notre Dame Press is thrilled publish his latest book, Retrieving Freedom: The Christian Appropriation […]

A Celebration of Environmental Awareness Month

In honor of Environmental Awareness Month, the University Notre Dame Press is excited to highlight seven works that bring to light all things environmental! These texts cover all things from religion to politics (and more!) within the lens of environmental concern and appreciation. An Inconvenient Apocalypse In An Inconvenient Apocalypse: Environmental Collapse, Climate Crisis, and the […]

An Excerpt from “An Inconvenient Apocalypse” by Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen

For decades, our world has understood that we are on the brink of an apocalypse—and yet the only implemented solutions have been small and convenient, feel-good initiatives that avoid unpleasant truths about the root causes of our impending disaster. In An Inconvenient Apocalypse, Wes Jackson and Robert Jensen argue that we must reconsider the origins […]

Discover New Paperbacks and New Editions in our Fall 2022 Catalog!

This Fall 2021, we are bringing four Notre Dame Press favorites out in paperback and publishing two new editions of classic titles! Ranging from theology to political science to Latin American Studies, we are thrilled to see our books in this new format. Do you have these titles on your shelf yet? NEW IN PAPERBACK […]

An Excerpt from “Future Peace,” by Robert H. Latiff

Today’s militaries are increasingly reliant on highly networked autonomous systems, artificial intelligence, and advanced weapons that were previously the domain of science fiction writers. In a world where these complex technologies clash with escalating international tensions, what can we do to decrease the chances of war? In Future Peace, the eagerly awaited sequel to Future War, Robert […]