Margaret C. Jacob

Margaret C. Jacob is professor of history at the University of California at Los Angeles. She has published widely on science,religion, freemasonry, and the origins of the Industrial Revolution. She is past president of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies.

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January 25, 2017 in Biology, History

The Freemasons: Prosocial Groups of the Enlightenment Era. A Conversation with Margaret C. Jacob

How can cooperative forms of governance overcome disruptive self-serving behaviors? The history of Freemasonry may hold the answer.
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