Author

Diana Schaub

Diana Schaub is professor of political science at Loyola University Maryland. Her book His Greatest Speeches: How Lincoln Moved the Nation (St. Martin’s Press) will be published later this year.

Articles by Diana Schaub

Pursuing Happiness

Pursuing Happiness

Tracing the radically different conceptions of human flourishing that have been in contention over the past half-millennium can help us acquire self-knowledge.
Equality and Liberty

Equality and Liberty

A review of Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality, by Danielle Allen.
Lincoln for Liberals

Lincoln for Liberals

A review of Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflict, by John Burt
Code of the Gentleman

Code of the Gentleman

A review of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, by Robert C. Bartlett and Susan D. Collins
The Spirit of the Laws

The Spirit of the Laws

A review of Montesquieu and the Logic of Liberty, Soft Despotism, Democracy's Drift: Montesquieu, Rousseau, Tocqueville, and the Modern Prospect, by Paul A. Rahe
The Great Debate

The Great Debate

Great political oratory depends on an occasion, as does great statesmanship itself.