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William E. Connolly

ConnollyWilliamWILLIAM E. CONNOLLY, a Krieger-Eisenhower Professor in the Department of Political Science, is a scholar whose work has helped to reshape the field of political theory. He argues that political thinking cannot be divorced from the philosophy of being itself. He is the recipient of the Benjamin Evans Lippincott Award, given to the author of a book that is still considered ground-breaking after at least 15 years from the date of publication, for The Terms of Political Discourse. A professor at Hopkins since 1985, Dr. Connolly is the author of 13 books, among them The Ethos of Pluralization; Why I Am Not A Secularist; Neuropolitics: Thinking, Culture, Speed; and, his most recent book, Pluralism (Duke, 2005).