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.