David A. Eisenberg

David A. Eisenberg

David A. Eisenberg is an associate professor of political science at Eureka College. His first book, Nietzsche and Tocqueville on the Democratization of Humanity, is forthcoming (Lexington, 2022).

Privilege-Checking in a World on Fire

Privilege-Checking in a World on Fire

Privilege is a sham mark of opprobrium—those who decry the privilege of others tend to want more of it for themselves. The dissemblance is all the more distasteful given that the detractors of privilege typically possess, comparatively speaking, an abundance of it. One need not be conversant in history

David A. Eisenberg
David A. Eisenberg
5 min read
Politics
Of Heroic Deeds and Hysterical Masses

Of Heroic Deeds and Hysterical Masses

Perpetual progress is no more possible than perpetual motion, an axiom unwittingly vindicated by the benighted throngs that currently run amok across America, menacing the living and long dead wherever they rage. Whereas in the final decade of the 19th century, “enlightenment had progressed to the point where the Salem

David A. Eisenberg
David A. Eisenberg
8 min read
Activism