1922 – Born into a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York on the 8th of August.
1942 – She married Irving Kristol, but has always written as an academic under her maiden name.
1952 – Lord Acton: A Study of Conscience and Politics.
1959 – Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution.
1968 – Victorian Minds.
1974 – On Liberty and Liberalism: The Case of John Stuart Mill.
1984 – The Idea of Poverty: England in the Early Industrial Age.
1986 – Marriage and Morals Among the Victorians.
1987 – The New History and the Old.
1991 – She was named Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
– Poverty and Compassion: The Moral Imagination of the Late Victorians.
1994 – On Looking into the Abyss: Untimely Thoughts on Culture and Society.
1995 – The De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values.
2001 – One Nation, Two Cultures: A Searching Examination of American Society in the Aftermath of Our Cultural Revolution.
2004 – She received the National Humanities Medal.
– The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments.
2006 – The Moral Imagination: From Edmund Burke to Lionel Trilling.