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Playing the Fool

Subversive Laughter in Troubled Times


The role of the fool is to provoke the powerful to question their convictions, preferably while...

Naïve Readings

Reveilles Political and Philosophic


One sure fact of humanity is that we all cherish our opinions and will often strongly resist efforts...

Revolutions Revisited

Two Faces of the Politics of Enlightenment

In this elegant extended essay, Ralph Lerner concentrates on the politics of enlightenment--the...


An indispensable primary source in medieval political philosophy is presented here in a fully...

Enlightenment and Secularism

Essays on the Mobilization of Reason


Enlightenment and Secularism is a collection of twenty eight essays that seek to understand the...