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The Enlightenment’s How of Happiness

It’s always difficult for persons of a conservative temperament to know what to think about the Enlightenment. If we consider the Enlightenment simply as a period of time, of course, the very idea of judging it makes little sense; periods…

Zurück zur ursprünglichen Bedeutung

Francis Beckwith hat die Entwicklung des Zitronentests hervorragend dargestellt. Ich stimme zu, dass es sich um einen ahistorischen und analytischen Test handelt, der „ad-hoc, kontraintuitiv“ angewendet wurde. Er hat auch Recht, wenn…

“A Fairy Land of Philosophy”

From his earliest writings to the end of his days, Edmund Burke was attentive to the question of the ultimate intelligibility of the human condition, especially in relation to the foundations of law and political community. In an…

Honor Thy Father

Sohrab Ahmari’s The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos is the most recent entry into a genre that seeks to resolve contemporary problems by unearthing eternal truths from the Western canon. Notable…