Islamic and Jewish Medieval Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, and Political Philosophy
Ph.D., Political Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1992
B.A., Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. John's College, 1984
Leo Strauss and the Recovery of Medieval Political Philosophy. University of Rochester Press, 2016.
Maimonides and Spinoza: Their Conflicting Views of Human Nature. University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Medieval Political Philosophy: A Sourcebook. (edited in collaboration with Joseph C. Macfarland) 2nd edition. Cornell University
An Islamic Philosophy of Virtuous Religions: Introducing Alfarabi. State University of New York Press, 2006.
Metaphysics as Rhetoric: Alfarabi's "Summary of Plato's Laws". State University of New York Press, 1995.
The Foundations and Defense of Laws Plato's Laws and Farabi's Summary, 1992.