David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. And when his brothers and all his father’s house heard it, they went down there to him. And everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was bitter in soul, gathered to him. And he became commander over them. And there were with him about four hundred men. (1 Samuel 22:1-2 ESV)
Patrick Daneen is posting overviews of a class he is teaching on modern political philosophy. This week, he deals with classical liberalism, and in particular the thought of Paul Starr and Francis Fukuyama.
In his discussion of Starr’s take on Machiavelli, Daneen writes: Continue reading