John David Lewis (1955–2012) Contributing Editor (2006–2012)
Dr. Lewis was a contributing editor to TOS from the journal’s second issue, in 2006, until his death, on January 3, 2012. He was a visiting associate professor in the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program at Duke University. He held a PhD in classics from the University of Cambridge and taught at the University of London. He had also been a senior research scholar in history and classics at the Social Philosophy and Policy Center, Bowling Green State University, and a fellow of the Foundation for Objectivist Scholarship. He published in journals such as Journal of Business Ethics, Social Philosophy and Policy, Polis, Dike, and Bryn Mawr Classical Review, and lectured on classics, military history, and contemporary political issues at numerous universities and for private groups. His research interests were in ancient Greek and Roman thought, military history, and their connections to the modern day. His books are Solon the Thinker: Political Thought in Archaic Athens (Duckworth, 2006), Early Greek Lawgivers (Bristol Classical Press, August, 2007), and Nothing Less than Victory: Decisive Wars and the Lessons of History (Princeton,2010). Dr. Lewis also wrote for Capitalism Magazine. His website is www.JohnDavidLewis.com.
- 9/11 Ten Years Later: The Fruits of the Philosophy of Self-Abnegation
- What the “Affordable Health Care for America Act,” HR 3962, Actually Says
- Obama’s Atomic Bomb: The Ideological Clarity of the Democratic Agenda
- Reason or Faith: The Republican Alternative
- “Gifts from Heaven": The Meaning of the American Victory over Japan, 1945
- “The Balm for a Guilty Conscience": Moral Paralysis, Appeasement, and the Causes of World War II
- “No Substitute for Victory”: The Defeat of Islamic Totalitarianism
- William Tecumseh Sherman and the Moral Impetus for Victory
- First into Nagasaki: The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Post-Atomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War by George Weller
- Sun-tzu: Art of War
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