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Understanding the Best Book Ever Written About American Democracy

with Daniel J. Mahoney

This new edition of Liberty Law Talk is a conversation with Daniel J. Mahoney of Assumption College regarding Alexis de Tocqueville’s counsel in Democracy in America on how Americans can best combat an unbound egalitarianism and the prospect of soft-despotism. Tocqueville’s writings have been significantly featured over the past few years given his warnings and sense of the dangers of overly centralized government, so this conversation with a noted Tocqueville scholar will add greater depth to our understanding of what the author of the best book ever written about democracy can teach us regarding the challenges and opportunities that America now faces.

Related links:

Daniel Mahoney’s Welfare Rights as Socialist Manqué.

Aurelian Craiutu’s Redeeming Liberty: Tocqueville on the Omnipresent Threat of Democratic Pantheism.

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