Tocqueville refused to idolize a “democratic” social and political ethic that was always tempted to say adieu to political and moral greatness.
Daniel J. Mahoney
For Manent, action is never an end in itself but must always be guided by the virtues.
Dan Mahoney on "Liberty and Justice for All's" defense of constitutionalism, the rule of law, & the fundamental nobility of the American proposition.
Chances are the ideological Lie will continue to haunt a modern adventure that has lost its true sense of purpose.
We in the West need to draw on the best anti-totalitarian wisdom, as never before.
James F. Pontuso’s wonderfully accessible book on what happens when virtue and morality are severed from their grounding in nature and reason.
Daniel Mahoney discusses his new book The Idol of Our Age and how humanitarianism corrupts politics and religion.
Daniel Mahoney discusses Pope Francis's approach to the papacy and world politics.
Every student of politics and political philosophy must spend time with Marx, even if only to learn what to avoid.
Nihilism is as much of a threat as totalitarianism ever was.
Daniel J. Mahoney holds the Augustine Chair in Distinguished Scholarship at Assumption University and is a Senior Writer at Law & Liberty. For the 2020-2021 academic year, he is the Garwood Visiting Fellow in the James Madison Program at Princeton University. His latest books are The Other Solzhenitsyn: Telling the Truth about a Misunderstood Writer and Thinker (St. Augustine’s Press, 2014) and The Idol of Our Age: How the Religion of Humanity Subverts Christianity (Encounter Books, 2018). He is working on a book called The Statesman as Thinker: Ten Portraits of Greatness, Courage, and Moderation, which is under contract with Encounter Books.