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Democracy was once a comforting fiction. Has it become an uninhabitable one?
It’s one of the most ticklish questions of liberal philosophy.
Capitalism’s new critics take on an economics run amok.
How did an essential figure in the modern revival of liberal political philosophy end up pondering issues of theology?
Does John Gray counsel anything more than avoidance of the ideological excesses he scorns?
Seeing not a person but a thing was the crime of crimes for Primo Levi.
Margarethe von Trotta’s biopic of Hannah Arendt is a film about ideas that remains intellectually detached from them.
For Margaret Thatcher as for today’s happiness industry, there is no such thing as society.
Why are philosophers invoking the notion of human dignity to revitalize theories of political ethics?
By refusing to treat Marx as our contemporary, Jonathan Sperber has brought him back to life.
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