Jeff J.S. Black received his PhD in Political Theory and International Relations from Boston College, and he teaches at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland. He has served as a Resident Fellow in Civil-Military Relations at the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership of the United States Naval Academy. He is the author of Rousseau's Critique of Science: A Commentary on the Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts, published by Lexington Books in 2009. Currently, he is writing a book on human enhancement and on the understanding of human nature and human perfection in modern political thought.