Jeff Love is Professor of German and Russian at Clemson University. He has published two books on Tolstoy, "The Overcoming of History in War and Peace" and "Tolstoy: A Guide for the Perplexed." He is also co-translator of "Schelling’s Philosophical Investigations into the Essence of Human Freedom" and has recently completed a book on the thought of Alexandre Kojève.
Michael Meng is an associate professor of history at Clemson History. He is writing a book on death, history and salvation in European thought.