Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

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Peter Minowitz

The bio below comes from a published article and may now be dated.

*Peter Minowitz* is associate professor of political science at Santa Clara University, where he teaches courses in the history of political philosophy and was a co-founder of the SCU environmental-studies program. He received his PhD in political science

Peter Minowitz is associate professor of political science at Santa Clara University, where he teaches courses in the history of political philosophy and was a co-founder of the SCU environmental-studies program. He received his PhD in political science from Harvard University in 1988. In addition to scholarly articles about Niccolo Machiavelli, Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Leo Strauss, Frank Herbert, Harvey Mansfield, and Woody Allen, he has published a book, Profits, Priests, and Princes: Adam Smith’s Emancipation of Economics From Politics and Religion, with Stanford University Press. He is currently writing a book about the use and abuse of “diversity” in Catholic higher education, and he moonlights as a jazz pianist. His e-mail address is pminowitz@scu.edu.