Douglas Den Uyl
Douglas J. Den Uyl was born in Monroe, Michigan and attended Kalamazoo College (B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy), the University of Chicago (M.A. in Political Science), and Marquette University (Ph.D. in Philosophy). He is interested in the history of ideas and has published essays or books on Spinoza, Smith, Shaftesbury, Mandeville, and others. His
interests also include moral and political theory. He is co-author with Douglas Rasmussen of Norms of Liberty, The Perfectionist Turn, and recently The Realist Turn (2020). He co-founded the American Association for the Philosophic Study of Society, the North American Spinoza Society, and the International Adam Smith Society. He taught philosophy and was department chair and full professor at Bellarmine University before joining Liberty Fund where he is now Vice President Emeritus and Benjamin A. Rogge Resident Scholar.