Conversation with Harvey Mansfield V
Mansfield and Kristol discuss how Tocqueville tried to “sustain, discipline, and limit” democracy.
00:15 - 20:08
To Tocqueville, individualism harms democracy, while associations help it. Why?
20:08 - 33:12
Harvey Mansfield describes Tocqueville’s life and turbulent political career in France.
33:12 - 43:46
On Tocqueville’s treatment of religion, and how he differs from Hobbes, Locke, Burke, and Mill.
43:46 - 1:12:25