Elayne Allen

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Elayne Allen is the Academic Programs Assistant at the Jack Miller Center. She holds a B.A. in Political Philosophy and Great Texts from Baylor University and is also a John Jay Fellow.

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Fyodor Dostoevsky’s final novel, The Brothers Karamazov, has rightly earned its place among the greatest books of all time. It warrants this stature in no small part because it addresses questions and problems that lie at the heart of what it means to be human. Dostoevsky’s political insights of this novel are among his most profound and instructive for people of…