17th Annual William E. Simon Lecture
Democracy and Its Discontents
EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow
William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
We find ourselves in a season of democratic disorientation, evident on both sides of the Atlantic. History is, clearly, not over, and the prospect of the political history of the West taking some nasty turns cannot be precluded. Charting a path of democratic renewal requires a sober assessment of democracy’s present discontents and a refresher course in some basic truths about the nature of the democratic project and the conditions for its flourishing.
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