The Political Theory Review Podcast celebrates its 50th episode with a conversation about the nature of Political Theory, major issues and debates, relationship to other fields, and the status and value of the canon. Featuring Jeanne Morefield (University of Birmingham) and Ryan Hanley (Boston College). Hear more interviews from The Political Theory Review.
Among the most profound conflicts dividing Americans today is that between progressive elites and champions of conscience rights. The former, intent on putting the culture wars behind us, are vigorously harnessing the influence of governmental, professional, and corporate bodies to effect the legal and social normalization of practices (such as abortion and same-sex marriage) they […]
Political parties are an integral part of modern representative democracy. Among other things, they are instruments for finding and promoting political leaders, organizing competition for office, representing and adjudicating between various interests and opinions, and formulating policy. Yet it was not easy for Americans in the early republic to learn how to live with party […]
This past August, I had the good fortune to attend a week-long summer institute on “America in the Republican Tradition,” hosted by the Jack Miller Center in Philadelphia. The daily roundtable discussions provided an opportunity to grapple with many contested questions in the American republican tradition, including what it means to treat people as citizens. […]