David Scott publishes 'The Paradox of Freedom' with Orlando Patterson, and is named Guggenheim Fellow

Congratulations to David Scott, who has recently been named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2023-2024. In addition, his new book, 'The Paradox of Freedom: A Biographical Dialogue,' cowritten with Orlando Patterson and published by Polity Press, has just arrived.The Paradox of Freedom is an exploration of the life and work of Orlando Patterson, probing the relationship between the circumstances of his life from their beginnings in rural Jamaica to the present and the complex development of his intellectual work. A novelist and historical sociologist with an orientation toward public engagement, Patterson exemplifies one way of being a Jamaican and Black Atlantic intellectual. 

April 20, 2023