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Harvey Mansfield

Political Philosopher, Author & Distinguished Professor

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Harvey Mansfield Biography

Harvey Mansfield is a political philosopher, author and professor. He is known for his generally conservative stance on political issues in his writings. He is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government at Harvard.

His father, Harvey Mansfield Sr., was the Ruggles Professor Emeritus of Public Law and Government at Columbia University until his death in 1988. Mansfield has been at Harvard since he started as a student in 1949. He joined the faculty in 1962. He received his B.A. at Harvard in 1953, served in the United States Army, and then received his Ph.D. from Harvard 1961.

For more than forty years, Harvey Mansfield has been writing and teaching about political philosophy. Articles and political analysis by Mansfield frequently appear in periodicals such as the Weekly Standard, the Wall Street Journal, the New Republic, the National Review, and the Times Literary Supplement.

Mansfield has written or worked on fifteen books. Mansfield examines both contemporary politics and their historical origins, trying to find answers to political problems of today. He has written on Edmund Burke and the nature of political parties, on Machiavelli and the invention of indirect government, in defense of a defensible liberalism and in favor of a Constitutional American political science. He has also written on the discovery and development of the theory of executive power, and has translated three books of Machiavelli’s and Tocqueville's Democracy in America.

He was Chairman of the Government Department at Harvard from 1973-1977, has held Guggenheim and NEH Fellowships, and has been a Fellow at the National Humanities Center. He won the Joseph R. Levenson award for his teaching at Harvard, received the Sidney Hook Memorial award from the National Association of Scholars, and in 2004 accepted a National Humanities Medal from the President. Mansfield delivered the 36th Jefferson Lecture for the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2007. He was the recipient of the Bradley Prize in 2011.

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Statesmanship and Party Government: A Study of Burke and Bolingbroke

Statesmanship and Party Government: A Study of Burke and Bolingbroke

Tocqueville: A Very Short Introduction

Tocqueville: A Very Short Introduction

Manliness

Manliness

A Student's Guide to Political Philosophy (Isi Guides to the Major Disciplines)

A Student's Guide to Political Philosophy (Isi Guides to the Major Disciplines)

Machiavelli's New Modes and Orders: A Study of the Discourses on Livy

Machiavelli's New Modes and Orders: A Study of the Discourses on Livy

Machiavelli's Virtue

Machiavelli's Virtue

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Harvey Mansfield Biography

Harvey Mansfield is a political philosopher, author and professor. He is known for his generally conservative stance on political issues in his writings. He is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government at Harvard.

His father, Harvey Mansfield Sr., was the Ruggles Professor Emeritus of Public Law and Government at Columbia University until his death in 1988. Mansfield has been at Harvard since he started as a student in 1949. He joined the faculty in 1962. He received his B.A. at Harvard in 1953, served in the United States Army, and then received his Ph.D. from Harvard 1961.

For more than forty years, Harvey Mansfield has been writing and teaching about political philosophy. Articles and political analysis by Mansfield frequently appear in periodicals such as the Weekly Standard, the Wall Street Journal, the New Republic, the National Review, and the Times Literary Supplement.

Mansfield has written or worked on fifteen books. Mansfield examines both contemporary politics and their historical origins, trying to find answers to political problems of today. He has written on Edmund Burke and the nature of political parties, on Machiavelli and the invention of indirect government, in defense of a defensible liberalism and in favor of a Constitutional American political science. He has also written on the discovery and development of the theory of executive power, and has translated three books of Machiavelli’s and Tocqueville's Democracy in America.

He was Chairman of the Government Department at Harvard from 1973-1977, has held Guggenheim and NEH Fellowships, and has been a Fellow at the National Humanities Center. He won the Joseph R. Levenson award for his teaching at Harvard, received the Sidney Hook Memorial award from the National Association of Scholars, and in 2004 accepted a National Humanities Medal from the President. Mansfield delivered the 36th Jefferson Lecture for the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2007. He was the recipient of the Bradley Prize in 2011.

Harvey Mansfield Videos

  • Harvey Mansfield on Aristotle, Democracy, and Political Science
    On what Aristotle has to teach us about democracy, and the relationship between philosophy and politics. For more conversations, visit...
  • How to Understand Politics; What the Humanities can say to Science
    Harvey C. Mansfield is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Government at Harvard University March 28, 2008
  • Harvey Mansfield on Donald Trump and Political Philosophy
    Harvey Mansfield on how political philosophy might inform our understanding of President Trump. Click "Show more" to view chapters. For more...

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  • How to book Harvey Mansfield?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Harvey Mansfield for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Harvey Mansfield, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Harvey Mansfield or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Harvey Mansfield?

    Booking fees for Harvey Mansfield, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Harvey Mansfield, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Harvey Mansfield?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Harvey Mansfield for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Harvey Mansfield for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Harvey Mansfield or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Harvey Mansfield or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Harvey Mansfield is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Harvey Mansfield for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Harvey Mansfield generally travels from Cambridge, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jimmy Wales, Moby, William Easterly, Shirley Tilghman and Ingrid Newkirk. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Harvey Mansfield for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Harvey Mansfield Speaker Videos

  • Harvey Mansfield on Aristotle, Democracy, and Political Science
    On what Aristotle has to teach us about democracy, and the relationship between philosophy and politics. For more conversations, visit http://conversationswithbillkristol.org What does Aristotle...
    How to Understand Politics; What the Humanities can say to Science
    Harvey C. Mansfield is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Government at Harvard University March 28, 2008
  • Harvey Mansfield on Donald Trump and Political Philosophy
    Harvey Mansfield on how political philosophy might inform our understanding of President Trump. Click "Show more" to view chapters. For more conversations, visit...
    Marshall Center Lecture Series: Harvey C. Mansfield
    The Marshall Center Lecture Series presents Harvey C. Mansfield for a discussion on “Machiavelli’s Enterprise” at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. Mansfield is Professor of Government...
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