February 2009 Featured Book

Loneliness by Thomas DummLoneliness as a Way of Life by Thomas Dumm
Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Political Science Dept.

"What does it mean to be lonely?"

Thomas Dumm, professor of political science, explores this question in his latest book,  Loneliness as a Way of Life. His inquiry takes us beyond social circumstances and into the deeper forces that shape our very existence as modern individuals. He is interviewed this month by Institute for Advanced Study professor and Amherst College trustee Danielle Allen.