David Schweickart is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University Chicago. He holds Ph.Ds in mathematics and philosophy. He is the author of three books and coauthor of one, his latest being After Capitalism (2002; Chinese translation 2005; Slovak translation, 2010, 2nd Edition, 2011, Chinese translation 2015). He is also the author of numerous articles in social-political philosophy. His primary focus has been on developing and defending, as both economically viable and ethically desirable, a socialist alternative to capitalism, which he calls Economic Democracy. His work has been translated into Chinese, Spanish, French, Norwegian, Slovak, Farsi, and Catalan.