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Paul Wilford

Assistant Professor, Boston College

Paul Wilford is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boston College, where he received the Reverend John R. Trzaska, S.J. Award for excellence in teaching in 2019. His essays and book reviews have appeared in The Review of Metaphysics, The Review of Politics, and Kantian Review. He is the co-editor of Kant and The Possibility of Progress (University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming) and Athens, Arden, Jerusalem: Essays in Honor of Mera Flaumenhaft (Lexington, 2017). 

Prof. Wilford’s principal areas of research are German idealism, Ancient Greek philosophy, the philosophy of history, and Shakespeare. He is currently a visiting fellow in the James Madison Program at Princeton University, where he is writing on the connection between hope and the philosophy of history in Kant, Hegel, and Marx. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Tulane University, an M.Phil. in Political Thought and Intellectual History and a B.A. in Classics from King’s College, Cambridge, and a B.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Annapolis.

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