Family life today is threatened by a theoretical proposition.
Harvey C. Mansfield
Harvey C. Mansfield is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Government at Harvard University and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Articles by Harvey C. Mansfield
Machiavelli lived not for the sake of his own time or for his next life but for his progeny in later times.
Breaking down party politics.
A review of Philosophy Between the Lines: The Lost History of Esoteric Writing, by Arthur M. Melzer.
It is not an ordinary debate, nor even a great one, but the great debate that Yuval Levin brings to our attention. The debate is ours.
What Does Bowdoin Teach? And why it matters.
A review of American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas, by Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen
Tocquevilleâ€™s alliance of religion and liberty.
A review of The Servile Mind: How Democracy Erodes the Moral Life, by Kenneth Minogue.
A sermon on charity in deed and speech.
A review of two new books on the development of Leo Strauss' thought.
Now is not the time to fear the imperial presidency.
Larry Summers's resignation is demeaning for all involved.
Reviving liberal education in a free society.
A sermon on science and religion.
Fortin offers a distinctively medieval view of the permanent question as to what is politics.
Harvey C. Mansfield reflects on the place of terror in modern politics and political theory.