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Mark Lilla

Hic Ego Sum

Francis Levy | Posted 12.11.2015 | Books
Francis Levy

Mark Lilla cites a wonderful quote from Augustine's Confessions "Mihi quaestio factus sum," or "I have become a problem to myself" at the beginning of...

Why Liberals Should Stop Predicting the Death of Conservatism

Bryan Schonfeld | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Bryan Schonfeld

Reports of conservatism's death have been greatly exaggerated. Reading recent predictions of the demise of anti-statist politics, one might think we have arrived at the dawn of a new social democratic America.

An Open Letter to Mark Lilla: Yes, We Should Take the Right Seriously

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

Palin's anti-elite style embodied a particular form of nationalism that abjured both elites and the "undeserving" poor. It is precisely this nationalism that animates Tea Partiers today.