Author

Daniel J. Mahoney

Daniel J. Mahoney holds the Augustine Chair in Distinguished Scholarship at Assumption University. He is presently completing two books, The Statesman as Thinker: Ten Portraits of Greatness, Courage, and Moderation (Encounter Books), and Recovering Politics, Civilization, and the Soul: Essays on Pierre Manent and Roger Scruton (St. Augustine’s Press).

Articles by Daniel J. Mahoney

Head of State

Head of State

A brave attempt to rescue the term “greatness” as a meaningful metric of political achievement.
The 1619 Lesson

The 1619 Lesson

If the young are taught the terrible falsehood that “racism is and always was the dominant ideology,” then the American experiment will hang by the thinnest thread, and we will have no Lincolns to save it.
Ancient and Modern Liberty

Ancient and Modern Liberty

The regime of modern liberty desperately needs old wisdom to avoid abandoning with contempt its own crucial preconditions.
Suicide Pact

Suicide Pact

A review of The Crisis of the European Union: A Response, by Jürgen Habermas
Anguished Patriot

Anguished Patriot

A review of The Democratic Soul: A Wilson Carey McWilliams Reader, by Wilson Carey McWilliams, edited by Patrick J. Deneen and Susan J. McWilliams; and Redeeming Democracy in America, by Wilson Carey McWilliams, edited by Patrick J. Deneen and Susan J. McWilliam
The Utopian Fallacy

The Utopian Fallacy

A review of The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False Hope, by Roger Scruton
Anti-anti-Americanism

Anti-anti-Americanism

Revel highlights the most irresponsible expressions of anti-American sentiment in Europe.