Deirdre Nansen McCloskey


The author of two dozen books in economics, history, and rhetoric, Deirdre Nansen McCloskey holds the Isaiah Berlin Chair in Liberal Thought at the Cato Institute in Washington, DC. She is best known for a trilogy (2006, 2010, 2016) on the Bourgeois Era from the University of Chicago Press. 

An Economic Theology of Liberalism

from Markets and the Good, Volume 25, Number 3

True adulthood in a true liberalism depends on properly using God’s gift of liberty of the will.

Straight Man to Queer Woman

from Identities—What Are They Good For?, Volume 20, Number 2

How much does identity threaten to occupy or take over my sense of myself, how much does it impinge on my dealings with others? Massively.