Archive for April, 2016

Bonds and bridges

Bonds and bridges

Last week I had the pleasure of attending lectures at UNC by two of my intellectual heroes: Danielle Allen (previously, and previously) and Mindy Thompson Fullilove (ditto). For an audience of UNC professors, Professor Allen took up the daunting subject of “reconciling free speech and social equality on college campuses.” A democratic theorist and a classicist by training, Allen draws from deep wells to support her advocacy for democracy as both a

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