"No human relationship is hopeless because no human being is hopeless."

Peter Kreeft

L. Joseph Hebert, Jr.

L. Joseph Hebert, Jr. is professor of political science and leadership studies and director of pre-law studies at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.

He received his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Maine and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Toronto. He is the author of More than Kings and Less than Men: Tocqueville on the Promise and Perils of Democratic Individualism (Lexington Books, 2010), co-editor of Alexis de Tocqueville and the Art of Democratic Statesmanship (Lexington Books, 2012), and editor in chief of The Catholic Social Science Review.

His most recent publications include "When Vice Makes Mercy: Classical, Christian, and Modern Humanism in Shakespeare's Measure for Measure," "Tocqueville's 'Administrative Decentralization' and the Catholic Principle of Subsidiarity," and "Be Still and See: Leisure, Labor, and Human Dignity in Josef Pieper and John Paul II."