Joshua Mitchel is the professor of political philosophy at Georgetown University.
Currently, he is teaching Political Philosophy in the TFAS American Institute on Political and Economic Systems (AIPES) program in Prague, Czech Republic. He has been précising the government department and additionally is a dean of faculty affairs at SFS-Q. The focus of his research is the relationship between political thought and theology in the West.
During his professional life, he has published many different articles in such papers as The Review of Politics, The Journal of Politics, The Journal of Religion, APSR and Political Theory. In 1993 the University of Chicago Press published the first book written by Mitchel “Not by Reason Alone: Religion, History, and Identity in Early Modern Political Thought.” In 1995 they published his second book “The Fragility of Freedom: Tocqueville on Religion, Democracy, and American Future.” In 2006 the next book was published, “Plato’s Fable: On the Moral Condition in Shadowy Times,” by Princeton University Press. And in 2013, The University of Chicago Press published Mitchel’s “Tocqueville in Arabia: Dilemmas of the Democratic Age.” At present, he is working on the manuscript with a title “Reinhold Niebuhr and the Politics of Hope.” In addition to teaching at the university, Joshua Mitchel is working on developing the following generation of solar-electric sailing boats.