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Thomas W. Merrill

Thomas W. Merrill is an associate professor of political science at American University, the director of the AU’s Lincoln Scholars Program, and the author of Hume and the Politics of Enlightenment (Cambridge, 2015). Twitter: @w_merrill.

Articles by Thomas W. Merrill

November 15, 2021 5:30 am

The Claremont Institute, Harry Jaffa, and the Temptation of Theory

Why was the Claremont crowd so distinctly susceptible to Trumpism? Does its intellectual hero bear some responsibility?
Thomas W. Merrill