Author Archives: Patrick J. Deneen
John Stuart Mill’s liberalism emancipates the powerful from custom’s restraints—and ordinary Americans suffer for it.
The pontiff is no Marxist—he’s a Catholic who knows how economics shapes culture.
Is the purpose of education—and national life—merely employment?
How the frontier and the automobile hollowed out attachment to place.
Contrary to the popular narrative, Locke’s individual is the midwife of Rousseau and Marx.
Medicine and school are both in crisis after being given from the Church to the marketplace.
The shutdown mess revealed fundamental problems in our political structure.
The Anti-Federalists teach how liberal today’s conservatism has become.
Libertarian Tyler Cowen & liberal William Galston both herald a capitalist dystopia.
E.J. Dionne overlooks the ways in which centralized government undermines communities.
Allan Bloom was brilliant, but wrong about Burke and multiculturalism
Eisenhower identified more than one threat to the republic. By Patrick J. …
What’s the matter with Connecticut?
Are you sure you want a revolution?
In this past Sunday’s New York Times a story appeared noting that …
My Georgetown colleague Michael Kazin wrote recently of the re-ascendancy of Left-wing …
Damon Linker at TNR attacks Andrew Bacevich’s recent response to Sam Tanenhaus’s …
The economics of consumption is a recipe for short-term thinking.
Until about six months ago, George W. Bush’s presidency would have been …
Ross Douthat has written a smart analysis of the way that the …Newer posts →
from The American Conservative