The Swan Song of French Nietzscheanism: Richard Wolin

The Swan Song of French Nietzscheanism: Richard Wolin

              By Richard Wolin 08/10/2018 This piece is the first in a series of responses to the controversy surrounding…

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DEMOCRACY AND GOODNESS: A Historicist Political Theory: John Wallach

DEMOCRACY AND GOODNESS: A Historicist Political Theory: John Wallach

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press — January 25, 2018 Introduction: Citizens, political leaders, and scholars invoke the term ‘democracy’ to describe present-day states without grasping its…

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Spring 2018 Issue of Homo Politicus Available!

Spring 2018 Issue of Homo Politicus Available!

The Spring 2018 issue of the department newsletter, Homo Politicus, is now available! Check out this issue’s special feature in honor of Frances Fox Piven….

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'The Great Battlefield - Political theory in the age of Trump' - Uday Singh Mehta

‘The Great Battlefield – Political theory in the age of Trump’ – Uday Singh Mehta

Uday Singh Mehta, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the Graduate Center, CUNY, joined The Great Battlefield to discuss his early career in academia, and…

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'Opinion  The Republican tax bill: four takeaways' - Corey Robin

‘Opinion The Republican tax bill: four takeaways’ – Corey Robin

Taxes are the “thunder of world history,” wrote Joseph Schumpeter. “The spirit of a people … is written in its fiscal history.” Last Saturday, Republicans…

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"On Heidegger’s Anti-Semitism" - Richard Wolin

“On Heidegger’s Anti-Semitism” – Richard Wolin

*On Heidegger’s Anti-Semitism,” the featured article in the Fall 2017 issue of *Anti-Semitism Studies* by Professor Richard Wolin of the CUNY Graduate Center.  To download…

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Mitchell Cohen: The Politics of Opera

Mitchell Cohen: The Politics of Opera

The Politics of Opera takes readers on a fascinating journey into the entwined development of opera and politics, from the Renaissance through the turn of…

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'The G.O.P.'s Existential Crisis': Corey Robin

‘The G.O.P.’s Existential Crisis’: Corey Robin

Give Donald Trump this: His travel ban enraged only half the country. The House Republicans’ attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, meanwhile, has alienated…

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How Did Trump Get Elected? Take a Look in the Mirror

How Did Trump Get Elected? Take a Look in the Mirror

Donald J. Trump’s victory is consistent with a global trend in favor of authoritarian national populism over the perceived inefficiencies and corruptions of liberal democracy….

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'The Book That Predicted Trump': Corey Robin

‘The Book That Predicted Trump’: Corey Robin

There’s a sort of ideal figure that conservative intellectuals conjure when they want to argue about the essence of their ideology. This figure is a…

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