Isaac Ariail Reed


Isaac Ariail Reed, a senior fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, is the Thomas C. Sorenson Professor of Political and Social Thought and director of the Program in Political and Social Thought at the University of Virginia. He is the author most recently of Power in Modernity: Agency Relations and the Creative Destruction of the King’s Two Bodies.

Gnosticism in Modernity, or Why History Refuses to End

from Hope Itself, Volume 24, Number 3

Contending with a radical distrust of the created world.

Myths Have Their Reasons…

from Authenticity, Volume 23, Number 3

Putting the cult back into culture in the analysis of politics.