Conversation with Harvey Mansfield
To what extent can social science help us explain the world?
00:15 - 16:37
Mansfield describes how a 19th century French aristocrat helps us understand democracy and America.
16:35 - 27:00
What can the philosophers of Ancient Greece like Plato and Aristotle teach us about life?
27:00 - 34:55
Mansfield details the infamous Florentine’s account of the nature of morality and politics.
34:55 - 42:20
Mansfield discusses his translations of classic works and how he teaches them.
42:20 - 56:42
Kristol and Mansfield discuss the little-understood but necessary virtue.
56:42 - 1:16:34
What’s wrong with American higher education, and how might true literacy be preserved?
1:16:34 - 1:25:16