Category Archives: Paul Gottfried

Liberal Democracy

Paul Gottfried writes in this 2017 book: * WHEN I WAS A YOUNG FACULTY MEMBER at Rockford College forty years ago, my divisional chairman, who was a devout disciple of Leo Strauss, once complained that a colleague he had just … Continue reading

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Revisions and Dissents: Essays

Paul Gottfried writes in this 2017 book: A classical or essentialist Right is hard to find in the contemporary Western world, where journalists and other assorted intellectuals rush to denounce its bearers—or even partial bearers—as “fascists.” That may be one … Continue reading

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Dennis Prager – Intellectual Vulgarian?

Paul Gottfried said January 28, 2020: “I think he’s an intellectual vulgarian of a kind I have rarely encountered in this world. He has said such ridiculous things about history, fascism, democracy and so forth that it has hard for … Continue reading

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Paul Gottfried: ‘Charlottesville After A Year—As An Outsider, I Think the Alt-Right Far from Finished’

Paul Gottfried writes: George Hawley explains why in Making Sense of the Alt-Right, his balanced, book-length examination of the Alt-Right: “There are only two people from the paleoconservative movement associated with the Alt-Right in any meaningful way. The first is … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia (Dare) There Is a Cultural Marxism–And It’s Taking Over Conservatism Inc.

Paul Gottfried writes: Not only does Cultural Marxism exist, but it now appears to be taking over Conservatism Inc. Thus even with Paris burning, National Review was still attacking the Right. In the second round of the French election, Tom … Continue reading

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