The Personal Is Always Political: A Conversation with David Walsh

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Who is the human person and has modern philosophy given us a truncated understanding of the person? Those are some of the questions put to David Walsh in his latest book, Politics of the Person as the Politics of Being, in his interview with Richard M. Reinsch II of Liberty Law Talk. The interview is available here.

 

An excerpt of the book is available here. Macon Boczeks’ review of the book is available here; with David Walsh’s response and Macon Boczek’s reply; also see Brendan Purcell’s comments.

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David Walsh is the Chair Board Member of VoegelinView, President of the Eric Voegelin Society, and Professor of Political Science at Catholic University of America. He is the author of a three-volume study of modernity: After Ideology: Recovering the Spiritual Foundations of Freedom (Harper/Collins, 1990), The Growth of the Liberal Soul (Missouri, 1997), and The Modern Philosophical Revolution: The Luminosity of Existence (Cambridge, 2008). His latest book is Politics of the Person and as the Politics of Being (Notre Dame, 2015).