Birth date: April 03, 1956
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Lilla argues that the Democratic Party went down a blind alley after Ronald Reagan's victory in 1980. American liberals enjoyed about 40 years of success following a political vision articulated by Franklin Roosevelt. The idea of America presented by FDR and his successors, such as Kennedy and Johns...
This book contains brief, almost breezy (and very readable) essays on the philosophies and political implications thereof of Heidegger, Carl Schmitt, Walter Benjamin, Kojève, Foucault, and Derrida.I read the papers on MH, MF, and JD -- and the last two (for those who aren't up to speed on their idea...