Category: Political Science and Theory

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 […]

Notre Dame Press Invests in Our Planet with Two New Books

Every year on April 22, governments, institutions, businesses, and people across the globe collectively honor planet Earth and recognize the ever-pressing necessity of transitioning to a more equitable green economy. This year’s National Earth Day theme, Invest in Our Planet, emphasizes the vitality of seizing the moment to change the business and political climate. The three […]

Notre Dame Press Congratulates Our 2021 Foreword INDIES Finalists

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that on March 14, 2022, six of our titles were selected as Finalists for the 2021 INDIES Book of the Year Awards. More than 2,500 entries spread across 55 genres were submitted for consideration. The finalists were determined by Foreword’s editorial team. Winners are now being […]

An Interview with Ann Hartle, Author of “What Happened to Civility”

Ann Hartle is professor emeritus of philosophy at Emory University. She is the author of numerous books, including Montaigne and the Origins of Modern Philosophy and Michel de Montaigne: Accidental Philosopher. In April 2022, the University of Notre Dame Press will publish her newest book What Happened to Civility: The Promise and Failure of Montaigne’s […]

The Fight for More Ethical Technology in “Future Peace,” by ND Professor Robert H. Latiff

In a world where complex technologies clash with escalating international tensions, how can artificial intelligence be trusted? Today, there are more than six hundred Department of Defense projects that are looking to incorporate artificial intelligence into warfighting. According to Sue Halperin in a recent article in The New Yorker, the rise of A.I. is rapidly changing how enemy intelligence […]

An Interview with Robert H. Latiff, Author of “Future Peace”

Major General (Ret.) Robert H. Latiff is adjunct professor with the John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame and research professor at George Mason University. Future Peace is the eagerly awaited sequel to his critically acclaimed book Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield. Here is […]

New Book in Catholic Ideas for a Secular World Series Examines the Authority of Law

This month, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to publishFictions, Lies, and the Authority of Law bySteven D. Smith, the Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego. In this volume, Smith discusses legal, political, and cultural difficulties that arise from the crisis of authority in the modern world. Fictions, Lies, and […]

An Excerpt from “American Statesmanship,” edited by Joseph R. Fornieri, Kenneth L. Deutsch, and Sean D. Sutton

With an eye on the elusive qualities of political greatness, American Statesmanship: Principles and Practice of Leadership considers the principles and practices of diverse political leaders who influenced the founding and development of the American experiment in self-government. Providing both breadth and depth, this work is a virtual “who’s who” from the founding to modern […]