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Darrin McMahon

Florida State University

October 31, 2007
21 minutes
Darrin McMahon


Darrin McMahon is the Ben Weider Professor of History at Florida State University. He is the author of Enemies of the Enlightenment and Happiness: A History, which was awarded Best Books of the Year honors for 2006 by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate Magazine, and the Library Journal. His writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Daedalus, and The New Republic's "Open University."