James H. Nichols, Ph.D.


Areas of Expertise

Political Philosophy, Greek and Roman Political Thought


Selected Research and Publications

  • Alexandre Kojčve: Wisdom at the End of History, by James H. Nichols, Jr., in the series Twentieth Century Political Thinkers (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007). Gorgias and Phaedrus by Plato, translated with introduction, notes, and interpretative essays by James H. Nichols, Jr. (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1998). The Gorgias and Phaedrus were simultaneously published as two separate paperbacks, also from Cornell University Press. From Political Economy to Economics --- And Back?, edited by James H. Nichols, Jr. and Colin Wright (San Francisco: Institute for Contemporary Studies, 1990). "Technology in Classical Thought" in Technology in the Western Political Tradition, edited by Arthur M. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1993). Epicurean Political Philosophy: The De rerum natura of Lucretius, by James H. Nichols, Jr. (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1976). Chinese translation (Beijing, People’s Republic of China: Huaxia Publishing House, 2004).

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Phi Beta Kappa. American Political Science Association. Dr. Jules L. Whitehill Professor of Humanism and Ethics, Claremont McKenna College. Avery Fellow to Claremont Graduate University.



James H. Nichols, Ph.D.

Professor

Education: B.A., Yale College, 1966; study in Paris, 1969-1970; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1971. Andrew Dickson White Fellow; Earhart Fellow; Danforth Fellow.
Department: Government
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Email: james.nichols@cmc.edu
Phone: (909) 607-3453
Fax: (909) 621-8419
Address: Kravis Center 235
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