Tag Archives: Harry Jaffa

Machiavelli’s Revenge

For many years, one of my dream classes to teach on the university level would be a course on Machiavelli that would look at him from the point of view of history, literary criticism, and political philosophy, and that would … Continue reading

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Ten Books That Have Shaped My Life

Ten Books That Have Shaped My Life Some time ago I was given the challenge of choosing ten books that have shaped my life. Most of the people who had taken up this challenge simply listed a series of books, … Continue reading

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Book Review: America: The Last Best Hope

America: The Last Best Hope: Volume I: From The Age Of Discovery To A World At War, by William J. Bennett William Bennett is most familiar as a moderate choice for Secretary of Education during Reagan’s presidency and for his … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln, Democracy, Despotism, and the Two Trees

Today I would like to make a commentary on part of Abraham Lincoln’s Peoria Speech as well as the prescient comments on that speech by Harry Jaffa, found on pages 305 and 306 of his magisterial work, Crisis of the … Continue reading

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