Mark Lilla on Why Progressives Must Free Themselves From a Nostalgia-Fueled Faith in Past and Future Alike ‹ Literary Hub


Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the worlds leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.

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 theNew York Review of Booksand other publications worldwide. His books includeThe Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction;The Stillborn God: Religion,Politics, and the Modern West; andThe Reckless Mind: Intellectuals in Politics. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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