|to discuss investments in South Africa. President Nathan Pusey, front left. Front right, Martin Peretz, next to him, Stanley Hoffman, next to him Erik Erikson, and Rogers Albritton is also in front row. Light effects due to heavy cigarette smoke in room.|
Published in the Harvard Anthology. Stanley Hoffmann is the Paul and Catherine Buttenwieser University Professor at Harvard, where he has taught since 1955. He teaches French intellectual and political history, American foreign policy, post-World War Two European history, the sociology of war, international politics, ethics and world affairs, modern political ideologies, and the development of the modern state.Hoffman has also been the Chairman of Harvard's Center for European Studies from its creation in 1969 to 1995. Among his publications are Decline or Renewal? France Since the 30's (1974); Primacy or World Order: American Foreign Policy since the Cold War (1978); Duties Beyond Borders (1981); Janus and Minerva (1986); The European Sisyphus (1995); The Ethics and Politics of Humanitarian Intervention (1997); World Disorders (1998); and Gulliver Unbound (2004). He is co-author of The Mitterrand Experiment (1987); The New European Community (1991); and After the Cold War (1993). His Tanner lectures of 1993, on the French nation and nationalism, were published in 1994, and he is working on a book on ethics and international affairs.Professor Hoffman lived and studied in France from 1929 to 1955. He has taught at the Institut d'EtudesPolitiques of Paris, from which he graduated, and at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales.