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The Great Debate free pdf For more than two centuries, our political life has been divided between a party of progress and a party of conservation. In The Great Debate, Yuval Levin explores the origins of the left/right divide by examining the views of the men who best represented each side of that debate at its outset: Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine. In a groundbreaking exploration of the roots of our political order, Levin shows that American partisanship originated in the debates over the French Revolution, fueled by the fiery rhetoric of these ideological titans. Levin masterfully shows how Burke's and Paine's differing views, a reforming conservatism and a restoring progressivism, continue to shape our current political discourse--on issues ranging from abortion to welfare, education, economics, and beyond. Essential reading for anyone seeking to understand Washington's often acrimonious rifts, The Great Debate offers a profound examination of what conservatism, liberalism, and the debate between them truly amount to.

About Yuval Levin

Yuval Levin is a Hertog Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the founder and editor of National Affairs. He has written op-eds and brief pieces for the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal- longer pieces for Commentary, First Things, and the New Republic- and he is a contributing editor of both the Weekly Standard and National Review. He has extensive government experience from his time as a policy aide to several members of Congress and as Executive Director of President Bush's Council on Bioethics. Levin holds a Ph.D. from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.

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Author : Yuval Levin
Publisher : Basic Civitas Books
Data Published : 18 December 2014
ISBN : 0465062989
EAN : 9780465062980
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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