Search - List of Books by Jedediah Purdy
Jedediah S. Purdy (born 1974 in Chloe, West Virginia) is a professor of law at Duke University and the author of two widely-discussed books: For Common Things: Irony, Trust, and Commitment in America Today (1999) and Being America: Liberty, Commerce and Violence in an American World (2003). More recently the author of The Meaning of Property: Freedom, Community and the Legal Imagination (2010) and A Tolerable Anarchy: Rebels, Reactionaries, and the Making of American Freedom (2009).
Total Books: 13
He was home schooled in West Virginia until high school and is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard College (where he was a Truman Scholar and a member of the Class of 1997), and Yale Law School (Class of 2001). After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Pierre N. Leval of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in New York. He also serves on the editorial advisory board of the Ethics & International Affairs.
He is the son of King Noah Purdy.