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“Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be

Kimberly Hurd Hale is an Assistant Professor of Politics at Coastal Carolina University. She received her B.A. with Honors in Politics from Washington and Lee University in 2005, her M.A. in Political Science from Boston College in 2007, and her Ph.D. in Political Science from Louisiana State University in 2012. Prior to her position at Coastal Carolina University, she held positions as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University and as the 2015-2016 Hayek Visiting Scholar at the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. Dr. Hale’s primary research and teaching interests are classical political philosophy, early-modern political philosophy, American politics, American political thought, politics and technology, and politics, literature, and film. She is the author of Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis in the Foundation of Modern Political Thought (2013: Lexington Books) and The Politics of Perfection: Technology and Creation in Literature and Film (forthcoming 2016: Lexington Books).