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Posts in category “Ideas”

Alasdair MacIntyre At Notre Dame’s CEC Conference

My live blogging of Alasdair MacIntyre’s speech, and Q&A, at Notre Dame’s …

Posted November 2nd, 2018

Ignat Solzhenitsyn At Notre Dame

An interview with the son of Aleksandr

Posted November 1st, 2018

The Economist 1, New Yorker 0

British mag shows how to handle censorious complaints about Steve Bannon

Posted September 4th, 2018

Jordan Peterson: Canary In Progressivism’s Coal Mine

Why does the left hate him so much? Because he shows how bankrupt identity politics is

Posted August 10th, 2018

Transgenderism As Transhumanism

At stake? ‘The most fundamental aspects of what it means to be human’

Posted July 12th, 2018

Exhausted By Political Takes

Must everything in intellectual life be political? Who wants to live that way?

Posted May 21st, 2018

The End Of Compatibilism?

The intersection of orthodox religion and the liberal order approaches nullity

Posted April 10th, 2018

Del Noce & The Left’s Dead End

The problems of abandoning the religious dimension in political thought

Posted April 6th, 2018

The Post-Truth Civilization

R.G. Collingwood on how barbarians insidiously tear down the city walls

Posted March 23rd, 2018

He Was A Leftist. It Destroyed His Life

As youthful Marxist and a college professor, he believed in the narrative — until the mob turned on him

Posted March 22nd, 2018

That Thing About Your Job

What is it about your profession that you wish more people knew, but most don’t?

Posted March 20th, 2018

‘Everybody Knows That Something Is Coming’

Why Patrick Deneen is right and Steven Pinker is wrong

Posted March 10th, 2018

Christians, Take The Alt-Right Seriously

Matthew Rose explains why the alt-right is anti-Christian and morally wrong, but cannot be easily dismissed

Posted February 9th, 2018

The Walker Percy Option

A way of living in modernity for bad Catholics and fellow travelers

Posted February 7th, 2018

Learning From ‘Bad’ Books & People

Truth is not always spoken by nice, moral people. Name some that are important to pay attention to

Posted January 26th, 2018

The Selfishness Of The Self

Liberalism will ultimately be reined in by the rediscovery of limits

Posted January 17th, 2018

Why That Book Review Failed

A too-defensive reading of new Patrick Deneen bestseller misses its point

Posted January 17th, 2018