Jacob Howland’s latest book is Glaucon’s Fate: History, Myth, and Character in Plato’s Republic (Paul Dry Books).
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Features March 2019
Prophecies of democratic leveling
On the philosophical foreseers of tyrannical equality.
Features October 2018
Totalitarian physics & moral threshing
On the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Vasily Grossman’s great anti-Soviet novel Life and Fate.
Features March 2018
Soviet fate, Russian hope
On Nadezhda Mandelstam’s literary achievements.
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May 24, 2019
A Socrates for our time
On Tim Blake Nelson’s Socrates at The Public Theater in Manhattan.
Jul 06, 2018
A confluence of Kierkegaardians
On a recent Kierkegaard conference at St. Olaf College in Minnesota.