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The Shipwrecked Mind

The Shipwrecked Mind

We don’t understand the reactionary mind. As a result, argues Mark Lilla in this timely book, the ideas and passions that shape today’s political dramas are unintelligible to us. The reactionary is anything but a conservative. He is as radical and modern a figure as the revolutionary, someone sh

ISBN10 : 9781590179031 , ISBN13 : 159017903X

Page Number : 168

The Shipwrecked Mind

The Shipwrecked Mind

"We don't understand the reactionary mind. As a result, argues Mark Lilla in this timely book, the ideas and passions that shape today's political dramas are unintelligible to us. The reactionary is anything but a conservative. He is as radical and modern a figure as the revolutionary, someone shipw

ISBN10 : 9781590179024 , ISBN13 : 1590179021

Page Number : 145

The Reckless Mind Intellectuals In Politics

The Reckless Mind Intellectuals In Politics

European history of the past century is full of examples of philosophers, writers, and scholars who supported or excused the worst tyrannies of the age. How was this possible? How could intellectuals whose work depends on freedom defend those who would deny it? In profiles of six leading twentieth-c

ISBN10 : 9781681371177 , ISBN13 : 1681371170

Page Number : 248

The Once And Future Liberal

The Once And Future Liberal

For nearly 40 years, Ronald Reagan's vision--small government, lower taxes, and self-reliant individualism--has remained America's dominant political ideology. The Democratic Party has offered no truly convincing competing vision. Instead, American liberalism has fallen under the spell of identity p

ISBN10 : 9781849049955 , ISBN13 : 1849049955

Page Number : 256

New French Thought

New French Thought

The past fifteen years in France have seen a remarkable flourishing of new work in political philosophy. This anthology brings into English for the first time essays by some of the best young French political thinkers writing today, including Marcel Gauchet, Pierre Manent, Luc Ferry, and Alain Renau

ISBN10 : 9781400863853 , ISBN13 : 1400863856

Page Number : 252

The Stillborn God

The Stillborn God

A brilliant account of religion's role in the political thinking of the West, from the Enlightenment to the close of World War II. The wish to bring political life under God's authority is nothing new, and it's clear that today religious passions are again driving world politics, confounding expecta

ISBN10 : 9780307472717 , ISBN13 : 030747271X

Page Number : 352

The Reactionary Mind

The Reactionary Mind

Late in life, William F. Buckley made a confession to Corey Robin. Capitalism is "boring," said the founding father of the American right. "Devoting your life to it," as conservatives do, "is horrifying if only because it's so repetitious. It's like sex." With this unlikely conversation began Robin'

ISBN10 : 9780199793938 , ISBN13 : 019979393X

Page Number : 304