A conversation with Joshua Foa Dienstag about his new book, Cinema Pessimism: A Political Theory of Representation and Reciprocity (Oxford University Press, 2020). Hear more interviews from The Political Theory Review.
The beginning, it has been wisely said, is more than half the whole. For any political society, the story of the founding moment is a natural reference point, a distinctively powerful source of orientation for its members’ reflections on their present and future course. Americans of late are sharply divided over the proper direction and […]