Why Abraham Lincoln matters—even now. By Shelby Steele.
At its most extreme, philosophical pragmatism denies the very existence of objective truth, arguing that opinions we declare true are merely those that have proved useful to one interest or another.
Peter Berkowitz on Lubavitchers as Citizens: A Paradox of Liberal Democracy by Jan Feldman
Peter Berkowitz on Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew who Gave us Modernity by Rebecca Goldstein.
The latter-day importance of Hobbes’s masterpiece
A new look at secularization.
Balancing the claims of freedom and equality