Richard Wolin, a professor of history at City University of New York’s Graduate Center, is the author, most recently, of The Wind From the East: French Intellectuals, the Cultural Revolution, and the Legacy of the 1960s.
In College, Andrew Delbanco explains the reversal of the postwar project of democratic expansion in higher education.
With Examined Lives, James Miller offers a serious and readable study of the relationship between philosophy and life conduct.
A batch of new books describe how European governments have dealt with Muslim immigrants and citizens since 9/11.
Philosopher Walter Benjamin married Marxism and theology in an attempt
to give hope to the hopeless.