The following is a review of Thomas Kidd’s book Thomas Jefferson: A Biography of Spirit and Flesh, recently published by Yale University Press. Whenever I begin a review of a new biography of Thomas Jefferson, the first question I ask concerns the need for a new biography. One expects that the new biographer has combed […]
M. Andrew Holowchak
M. Andrew Holowchak, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy and history, who taught at institutions such as University of Pittsburgh, University of Michigan, and Rutgers University, Camden. He is author/editor of over 65 books and over 300 published essays on topics such as ethics, ancient philosophy, science, psychoanalysis, and critical thinking. His current research is on Thomas Jefferson—he is acknowledged by many scholars to be the world’s foremost authority—and has published over 200 essays, formal and informal, and 27 books on Jefferson. He also has numerous videos and a weekly series with Donna Vitak, titled “One Work, Five Questions” and “The Real Thomas Jefferson” on Jefferson on YouTube. He can be reached at email@example.com.