A conversation with Sinja Graf about her recent book, The Humanity of Universal Crime: Inclusion, Inequality, and Intervention in International Political Thought (Oxford University Press, 2021). Hear more interviews from The Political Theory Review.
The last thirty years have seen a resurgence of interest in John Adams. From the acclaimed biographies of David McCullough and Joseph Ellis to the works of C. Bradley Thompson, John Paynter, Jonathan Green, Luke Mayville, Sara Georgini, and Ben Peterson focusing on specific aspects of Adams’s political thought and writings, the “Sage of Braintree” […]
Book Review: Breidenbach, Michael, “Our Dear-Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Toleration in Early America” (Harvard University Press, 2021) Residents of Stafford County, Virginia, often drive past a large metal crucifix on Route 1. It is dedicated to the Brent family and boasts a plaque singing praises of their quiet work for religious freedom. The Brents […]
On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention gathered one last time in the Assembly Room of what is now Independence Hall to sign the charter that they had spent the past four months crafting. As the last of the thirty-eight signers affixed their names to the Constitution, Benjamin Franklin called attention to […]