Jon Cooper

M.S. in History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge University;
B.A. in History, Cambridge University

Jon Cooper is a PhD student in History at Stanford University with a broad focus on European intellectual history between 1640 and 1780. He is especially interested in the history of political economy and the entangled relationships between knowledge and government in early modern Britain and its empire.


  • A science of concord: the politics of commercial knowledge in mid-eighteenth-century Britain, Intellectual History Review
  • Credit and the problem of trust in the thought of John Locke, c. 1668-1704, Historical Journal