Alan Jacobs

Posts in category “Series”

Dialogue on Democracy, Part Eleven

In which an unexpected voice from the past makes itself heard.

Posted March 30th, 2016

A Guide to the Dialogue on Democracy

What’s this dialogue all about, anyway? And which one are you?

Posted March 18th, 2016

Dialogue on Democracy, Part 9

Is distributism without nostalgia possible?

Posted March 18th, 2016

Dialogue on Democracy, Part 8

What happens to democracy if we can’t overcome our cognitive biases?

Posted March 14th, 2016

Defending the Commune: 3

Previous installment here When C. S. Lewis helped to establish the Socratic Club …

Posted June 17th, 2013

Defending the Commune: 2

Previous installment here … But Joseph Knecht is not safe. Again, Waldzell …

Posted June 10th, 2013

Defending the Commune: 1

Early in Herman Hesse’s novel The Glass Bead Game there is a …

Posted June 5th, 2013

City Meditations: 11

When I started these meditations I didn’t know where I was going …

Posted June 3rd, 2013

City Meditations: 10

So Vanya on 42nd Street — the film I mentioned much earlier …

Posted May 28th, 2013

City Meditations: Personal Interlude

I have not yet noted that my thoughts about cities are necessarily …

Posted May 23rd, 2013

City Meditations: 9

Tim Keller’s 2006 exhortation to Christians to move to the cities was …

Posted May 22nd, 2013

City Meditations: Visual Interlude

From “New York + London,” a series of photographs by Daniella Zalcman. …

Posted May 21st, 2013

City Meditations: Interlude

Russell Arben Fox, who lives in Wichita, Kansas, and has been thinking …

Posted May 20th, 2013

City Meditations: 8

Around 50,000 people live in Wheaton, Illinois; some of them work here, …

Posted May 16th, 2013

City Meditations: 7

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy I heard, especially on Twitter, many …

Posted May 13th, 2013

City Meditations: Visual Interlude

        — from Michael Wolf, The Architecture of Density

Posted May 10th, 2013

City Meditations: Virtual Interlude

Geoff Manaugh: While you were making those measurements of different real-world cities …

Posted May 9th, 2013