In the future, the United States likely will undertake smaller-scale military operations, in conjunction with intelligence-gathering units, law enforcement agencies, and the like, in order to prevent the equivalent of a big warâ€”mass-casualty, civilization-threatening attacksâ€”from occurring again on American soil.
Although the Vietnam mess is behind us, much of the Johnson legacy in domestic policy, especially the unprincipled civil rights legacy of affirmative action, is still with us.
Wolin attempts to arrive at a coherent, comprehensive understanding of Tocqueville's political theory by analyzing and evaluating his political life and writings as a whole.
Let us hope that liberal economists learn as much in the next 20 years as Stiglitz's book suggests that they have learned in the last 20.
Jessica Gavora's Tilting the Playing Field aims to deconstruct the abuses surrounding Title IX.
Ultimately, the real paradox of "natural motherhood" is the paradox of feminism itself.
What is the political responsibility of serious intellectuals?
Does Dostoevsky offer a viable alternative to the modern trends he deplores?
In an America that is asking serious questions with an urgency not felt in years, conventional liberalism has nothing serious to say.
The interaction between Rawls the interpreter of past philosophy and Rawls the theorist of justice is what makes Lectures so interesting a book.
The greatest fault of 'Profiles in Courage for Our Time' is that no one associated with the project understands what courage is- and what it isn't.