Sam Fleischacker
BPCC Fellow
SAM FLEISCHACKER is LAS Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC).  He received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1989, and taught from 1990 to 1999 at Williams College.  His books include On Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations (Princeton, 2004), A Short History of Distributive Justice (Harvard, 2004), Divine Teaching and the Way of the World (Oxford, 2011), What is Enlightenment? (Routledge, 2013), and The Good and the Good Book (Oxford, 2015).  He is at work at the moment on two projects, an elaboration of Adam Smith's understanding of empathy and an examination of the notion of peoplehood, and of how bonds to a people can be rendered compatible with liberalism.
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