The consolations of philosophy.
James Hankins is professor of history at Harvard University and the author, most recently, of Virtue Politics: Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy (Harvard University Press).
Articles by James Hankins
The U.S. is still in a position to contain China’s challenge, but time runs short.
A barbarous term for a barbarous age.
Protestantism caused unintended consequences that led to its own decline.
A review of The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society, by Brad S. Gregory
Rahe explains the genesis of British republican thought and its later embrace by America's founders.