The Declaration echoed the united voices of the ancients and moderns on the idea of nature’s relevance for politics, and highlighted the constructive character of preceding European political thought. Historians of political thought tend to focus their scholarly powers on showing how important particular lines of influence were to the Declaration’s background at the expense […]
A Political Theory Review interview with Ryan Patrick Hanley, Mellon Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Marquette University, about his new book, Love’s Enlightenment: Rethinking Charity in Modernity (Cambridge University Press, 2017). Hear more interviews from The Political Theory Review.
The French political thinker Baron de Montesquieu predicted the divisiveness of our current political climate. He also anticipated the two major threats likely to emerge in large democratic republics like the United States: plutocrats and tyrant demagogues. Historians may one day regard the 21st Century as the epoch in which the steady march of globalization […]