A four-part seminar with Ross Douthat

A four-part seminar for Yale undergraduates; by invitation.

Luncheon will be served. Readings subject to change.

For more information, contact Patrick Hough.

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Session 1: Has Liberalism Failed?

12:00pm / Thursday, January 31


Patrick Deneen, Why Liberalism Failed (selections)

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Session 2: The Virtue of Nationalism

12:00pm / Thursday, February 14


Yoram Hazony, In Defense of Nationalism (selections)

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Session 3: Further Critiques

12:00pm / Thursday, February 28


Yanis Varoufakis, “Marx predicted our present crisis – and points the way out,” The Guardian (April 20, 2018)

Adrian Vermeule, “Integration from Within,” American Affairs (Spring 2018 Vol. 2, No. 1)

Adrian Vermeule, “Liberalism’s Fear,” The Josias (May 9, 2018)

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Session 4: Liberalism Reconsidered

Co-led with Bryan Garsten

12:00pm / Thursday March 28


Bryan Garsten, “A Challenge, Not an EpitaphCommonweal (December 3, 2018)

Bryan Garsten is Professor of Political Science and Humanities, and Chair of the Humanities Program at Yale University. More…