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John Harvey Wheeler (October 17, 1918 - September 6, 2004) was an American author, political scientist, and scholar. He was best known as co-author with Eugene Burdick of Fail-Safe, 1962, an early cold war novel that depicted what could easily go wrong in an age on the verge of nuclear war. The novel was made into a movie, directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Henry Fonda, in 1964. In later years, Wheeler was a founding editor of the Journal of Social and Biological Structures, 1982, and an early advocate of online education and the Internet as a democratizing tool. He taught a course in "OnLine Publishing" for Connected Education in the mid-to-late 1980s.

Wheeler attended Subiaco Academy, earned his bachelor's and master's degree from Indiana University, and his PhD from Harvard University. He taught at Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University; became full professor of political science at Washington and Lee University, where he wrote "Fail-safe". In 1960 he became longtime fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions in Santa Barbara, Calif. While at CSDI he wrote, edited or contributed to a dozen books, including "Democracy in a Revolutionary Era" (1968) and "The Virtual Library" (1987).

He was an authority on Francis Bacon (1561—1626).

Children: David C. Wheeler, John Harvey Wheeler III, Mark Wheeler.

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Total Books: 6
Fail Safe
1999 - Fail Safe (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780880016544
ISBN-10: 088001654X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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1962 - Failsafe (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780070089273
ISBN-10: 0070089272
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Democracy in a Revolutionary Era The Political Order Today
Democracy in a Revolutionary Era the Political Order Today (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780140214024
ISBN-10: 014021402X

Beyond the punitive society Operant conditioning social and political aspects
The Structure of Human Reflexion The Reflexional Psychology of Vladimir Lefebvre
The Structure of Human Reflexion the Reflexional Psychology of Vladimir Lefebvre [American University Studies Series VIII, Psychology] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780820409337
ISBN-10: 0820409332