Peril

After the Cold War ended, the United States was very much on a path towards the solidification of Keynesianism and “progressivism” as the philosophical underpinnings of American domestic and foreign policy, first with Bill Clinton and then the prospect of Al Gore becoming president in the year 2000. But the current state of our world … Continue reading Peril

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Because of its distinct intellectual and philosophical tradition based on a reconciliation between religion and science — which is known in modern terms as “pragmatism” — the United States stands apart from all other Western countries both culturally and philosophically. The foundations for “pragmatism” as a distinctly American cultural, intellectual, and philosophical tradition go back … Continue reading Détente