Jonny Thakkar is an Assistant Professor in Political Science at Swarthmore College as well as one of the founding editors of The Point. His first book project, Plato as Critical Theorist (HUP, 2018), argues for the notion of “philosopher-citizens” by way of Plato, Marx and Rawls; a second project will concern socialism. As a writer and editor for The Point, meanwhile, he has tried to carve out a space for the philosophical essay in the tradition of Montaigne.