Support Aeon this June

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview.

Donations from readers like you keep Aeon going. Haven’t donated yet?

PLEASE GIVE NOW

We can’t do it without you.

Donations from readers like you keep Aeon going.

PLEASE GIVE NOW

We can’t do it without you.

Arthur Goldhammer
Writer, scholar and translator, Harvard University

Arthur Goldhammer is a writer, translator, scholar and blogger on French politics. He has translated more than 120 books from the French, including Tocqueville’s Democracy in America and Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century. He is an affiliate of Harvard’s Center for European Studies, and his writing has appeared in The American Prospect and The Nation, among others. The author of the novel Shooting War, he lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

Written by Arthur Goldhammer

Recent conversations