Philosophy

  • The 1620 Project
    September 2020

    The 1620 Project

    The Pilgrims were not 21st-century liberal democrats, but they created political institutions and practices that profoundly influenced the course of American politics, and facilitated later experiments in republican self-government and liberty.
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  • The Puritan Legacy Birthed the American Creed
    September 2020

    The Puritan Legacy Birthed the American Creed

    Distorted Calvinist beliefs now animate progressive causes. They are responsible for America’s missionary foreign policy, rootedness in individualism, and repugnance for hierarchy.
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  • Catholics in America: An Uneasy Alliance
    September 2020

    Catholics in America: An Uneasy Alliance

    The speed of the rise of the “woke” brigades and the accelerated abandonment of America’s Christian heritage has once again caused Catholics to doubt the compatibility of their faith with the American experiment.
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  • Remembering Learned Hand
    September 2020

    Remembering Learned Hand

    Learned Hand’s advocacy for judicial restraint, bold defense of the First Amendment, and commitment to the legal rights of the states still claim our attention, especially as judicial activism is promoted by legal minds on the left and the right.
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  • Old Story, New Resonances
    September 2020

    Old Story, New Resonances

    Modern politics was born in the French Revolution; knowing its history can enrich our understanding of today’s political challenges. Ronald J. Granieri reviews Jeremy Popkin’s latest book, covering events from the Tennis Court Oath to the Terror.
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  • Books in Brief
    September 2020

    Books in Brief

    Russian Conservatism, by Paul Robinson (Northern Illinois University Press; 300 pp., $39.95). Small Men on the Wrong Side of History: The Decline, Fall and Unlikely Return of Conservatism, by Ed West (Constable/Little, Brown; 432 pp., $17.99).
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