Tag: conservatism

City of Man, Episodes 98 and 99: National Conservatism and Rawls

Stream or download this episode. In these two episodes, Coyle and Ed tackle the Right and the Left, first talking about a contemporary movement in conservatism that attempts to reground the Right away from traditional fusionism and into something different. Then they talk John Rawls, what his philosophy is, and what it means.

City of Man, Episode 52: Conservatism in the Age of Trump

Download or Stream this Episode In today’s episode, Ed and Coyle discuss Trump’s influence on contemporary American conservatism and the Republican party. Books/Readings Mentioned in the Episode: Dan Scotto on conservatism Rod Dreher on Dan Scotto Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Hochschild

City of Man, Episodes 2 and 3: What Is Conservatism?

Download or Stream this Episode Ed Song and Coyle Neal take on the contested category we call conservatism in this pair of City of Man episodes.  If you’ve not been over to iTunes yet, subscribe now, and start enjoying your new favorite politics podcast! Episode 2 Show Notes Conservatism: History and Definition What is Conservatism?…

Christian Humanist Profiles 25: The Hobbit Party

Imagine rolling green hills at twilight, speckled with the glow of round windows peeking from under eaves of turf, each opening to a scene of snug, domestic comfort. Imagine an idyllic pastoral land, full of small, happy inhabitants leading small happy lives. Who wouldn’t want to live in the Shire? But we can’t: Hobbiton is…

What Is Liberal?: A Response from Donald Lazere

[Correction notice: When Donald sent me this response, he asked that I change “Kenneth Burke” to “Edmund Burke.”  I forgot to do so initially,  but I have done so as of 12/20/14.  I still think that Kenneth Burke is as good an example of a conservative-minded rhetorician as is Edmund Burke, but that’s another unfolding…

So-Sage Links

On the need for discrimination and prejudice in arts criticism. Paul Williams pleads the case for Sunday School. Claes G. Wyn calls for enduring resolve in the culture wars. Stanley Fish examines the recent Supreme Court decision on funeral protests. Social science returns to a sort of humanism. Teacher-baiting and the decline of democracy. How…