Premodern Authority When viewed through the lens of warrant, history fractures along the fault line of reliance on and suspicion of authority. An examination of its power and limits.
Modernism’s Midwives A review of the major players in the desperate attempts to replace authority with some working correspondence justification for truth and goodness.
Why Invent a Social Contract? An accident of history distorts our own view of government
The Victorian Rift The moral tumult that unsettled Victorian life has not been resolved.
Modernism and Its Discontents The rise and fall of the two dominant modes of warrant in the modern age: reason and carefully examined experience with a special focus on modernism’s temptations to self-destruction.
The Calamity of the Human Sciences Perhaps modernism’s greatest failure has been its elevation of the human sciences as the equal of the natural sciences, an error postmodernism has made far worse.