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Alan E. Johnson (alanjohnson@ncis.org) is the author of the following books: The Electoral College: Failures of Original Intent and a Proposed Constitutional Amendment for Direct Popular Vote (Philosophia, 2018), The First American Founder: Roger Williams and Freedom of Conscience (Philosophia, 2015) (see Errata and Supplemental Comments here), and First Philosophy and Human Ethics: A Rational Inquiry (Philosophia, 2000) (see Updates, including revisions, here).  For his papers and book reviews, see his website.
 
Alan Johnson holds an A.B. (Political Science, 1968) and an A.M. (Humanities, 1971) from the University of Chicago and a J.D. (1979) from Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.  He is retired from the practice of law after a long career in which he focused mainly, though not exclusively, on constitutional and public law litigation.  He is a member of the American Political Science Association, the American Historical Association, the Renaissance Society of America, the Rhode Island Historical Society, the Federal Bar Association (retired attorney status), and the National Coalition of Independent Scholars.

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I am currently researching and writing a book with the provisional title Reason and Human Ethics.

Recent publications: 

My recently published books The Electoral College: Failures of Original Intent and a Proposed Contitutional Amendment for Direct Popular Vote (2018) and The First American Founder: Roger Williams and Freedom of Conscience (2015) are available at Amazon.com and other Amazon locations throughout the world.

Other activities: 

I am the Moderator of the Goodreads "Political Philosophy and Ethics" group.  All persons having an interest in political philosophy or ethics (or related fields such as political history and constitutional law) are welcome to join this group.

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