Jedediah Purdy

Jedediah Purdy lives in Carrboro, North Carolina, and teaches law and political thought at Duke. He is the author of five books, including After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene. You can follow him on Twitter.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Maybe Connect

What brings Ta-Nehisi Coates and Elena Ferrante together is their shared refusal to give us the connection we desire....


Killing It

Local parsnips are nice, but artisanal killing is the food movement’s perfection....


To Have and Have Not

As it builds its case for an inexorable conflict between democracy and capitalism, it leads its reader to an urgent question: how can democracy prevail?...

To Have and Have Not
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