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Peter Lopatin

Peter Lopatin teaches at the University of Connecticut at Stamford.


In The New Atlantis


Friendship Does Not Compute

Number 35 ~ Spring 2012

What Scientists Believe

Number 29 ~ Fall 2010

Other Publications


  • “Ancient Life” (fiction), Commentary, October 2013
  • “The Write Stuff: How Paperwork Validates Power and Obscures Meaning,” The Weekly Standard September 9, 2013
  • “Indestructible Dream,” The Weekly Standard December 3, 2012
  • “Incident at Jamaica Bay,” Commentary, November 2012
  • “Prudishness Lost,” (Review of The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution by Faramerz Dabhoiwala), Commentary, May 2012
  • “Breaking the Mold: The Romantics as Precursors to the Modern Age” (Review of The Romantic Revolution by Tim Blanning), The Weekly Standard, March 5, 2012
  • “Athenian Justice” (Review of The Hemlock Cup by Bettany Hughes), The Weekly Standard, February 14, 2011
  • Review of The Uses of Pessimism by Roger Scruton, Commentary, November 2010
  • “A Summing Up” (Review of White Egrets by Derek Walcott), The Weekly Standard, June 28, 2010
  • “The Weight of the World,” Commentary, April 2010
  • Review of 36 Arguments for the Existence of God by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Commentary, January 2010
  • Review of Sin by Gary A. Anderson, Commentary, December 2009
  • “Nathan at the Speed of Light,” Commentary, October 2009