Mark Lilla on Why Progressives Must Free Themselves From a Nostalgia-Fueled Faith in Past and Future Alike
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In this KEEN ON show, Andrew talks to author of The Once and Future Liberal, Mark Lilla, about why progressives must liberate themselves from a nostalgic reading of both the past and the future.
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Mark Lilla is Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University and a prizewinning essayist for the New York Review of Books and other publications worldwide. His books include The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction; The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West; and The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.