Progressivism is characteristic of and the most powerful force in American politics, not just a political movement that flourished in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. See more.

Darwin & the Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence relies on a conception of nature – ranked kinds of beings, ordered for the good of man – incompatible with the modern scientific understanding of nature. What are the consequences for politics and science of this conflict? See more.

The Liberal Century

The Liberal Century: How Progressivism Transformed America is the unfinished manuscript of a book by Thomas B. Silver (1947-2001). See more.

Shakespeare and America

Shakespeare’s plays present a comprehensive view of politics and thus present a necessary perspective for any study of American politics. See more.