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The John M. Olin Center for Inquiry into the Theory and Practice of Democracy

Edward Rothstein 

Edward Rothstein is cultural critic-at-large for The New York Times, writing criticism on culture, literature, music, intellectual life, and technology. He was previously the chief music critic of The New York Times, and the music critic for The New Republic. He is the author of Emblems of Mind: The Inner Life of Music and Mathematics (1995), which was named one of the 25 best books of 1995 by The New York Public Library. His essays and music criticism have appeared in The New York Review of Books, Commentary, The American Scholar, The London Independent, and other magazines and journals. He has won two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards for his music criticism and was a Guggenheim Fellow in1991. Mr. Rothstein holds a doctorate from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago

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