Trying to reconcile Burke’s apparent inconsistencies, let alone trying to harmonize him with Lincoln on a theoretical level, is a mistaken enterprise.
If we avoid mining his plays for punditry and sloganeering, the Bard may help us find answers to our own questions.
Robert Philip's new book will help you enjoy and understand Bach, Beethoven, Haydn, Mahler, Mozart, and the other greats of the basic repertory.
The much-maligned notion of assimilation—to the new “white majority” culture—will eventually be the order of the day.
Getting America back to work is surely an important step on the road to prosperity for all. But that is only the beginning of the journey.
In a time of increasing public dissatisfaction with America’s colleges and universities, Richard Vedder’s new book may yet show future statesmen how best to restore these institutions to their proper place.
Europe is about knowing your place. America, gloriously, is about creating any damn place you like—if you can get away with it.
Regarding marijuana’s legal status, America is now a house divided. Can this house divided stand much longer?
If Aristotle is to have “revenge” in metaphysics it will come from a re-characterization that illustrates the relevance of his thought to modern humanity.
Clark’s attempt to draw a parallel between the breakdown of the German state after World War I and the crackup of the 21st-century liberal order fails in both concept and narrative.
To write history as cold-blooded as Hobsbawm did is to consign humanity to perdition.
The story of America is precisely the heroic story of pioneers who bring the American ideal again and again to the West.
America's rhetoric problem reflects a wider cultural malaise.
The Constitution isn't just a story. It is a founding document that sets well-defined metes and bounds to our common life.