Michael Zuckert

Michael P. Zuckert (born July 24, 1942) is an American political philosopher and Reeves Dreux Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame.[1] Zuckert earned a bachelor's degree in Cornell University in 1964, and completed his master's degree and doctorate at the University of Chicago in 1967 and 1974, respectively.[2]

Michael P. Zuckert
Born (1942-07-24) July 24, 1942 (age 77)
EducationCornell University (BA)
University of Chicago (MA, PhD)
Era21st-century philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
InstitutionsUniversity of Notre Dame
Main interests
Constitutional studies, Political theory


  • Launching Liberalism: John Locke and the Liberal Tradition (University of Kansas Press, 2002)
  • The Natural Rights Republic (University of Notre Dame Press)
  • Natural Rights and the New Republicanism (Princeton University Press, 1994)
  • The Truth about Leo Strauss (2006) with Catherine Zuckert, University of Chicago Press
  • Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy (2014) with Catherine Zuckert, University of Chicago Press


  1. ^ "Michael P. Zuckert". University of Notre Dame. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  2. ^ "ZUCKERT, Michael P. 1942–". Contemporary Authors. Gale.

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Further readingEdit

  • Natural Right and Political Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Catherine and Michael Zuckert. Edited by Lee Ward and Ann Ward. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2013.