Ph. D., Mathematics, Princeton University.
David has taught mathematics at American and French universities. He is the author of A Tour of the Calculus (Pantheon) and The Body Shop (St. Martin's). His essay "The Deniable Darwin," appeared in the June 1996 Commentary.
He recently reviewed Stephen Jay Gould's Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin in Origins & Design magazine, vol. 18, no. 1.