Prophets of Paradise?

Prophets of Paradise?

Utopia Is Creepy: And Other Provocations by Nicholas Carr. W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2016. Hardcover, 360 pages, $15. Reviewed by Jacob Bruggeman Historians and science fiction writers, philosophers and some politicians, have for decades warned us of the...
Defending Against the Old Chaos

Defending Against the Old Chaos

The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire by A. Wess Mitchell. Princeton University Press, 2018. Hardcover, 416 pages, $35. Reviewed by Francis P. Sempa Between 1700 and 1866, the Austrian Habsburgs skillfully navigated the great power politics of Europe, withstanding...
Not Enough Argument

Not Enough Argument

Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World by Samuel Moyn. Belknap Press, 2018. Hardcover, 264 pages, $30. Reviewed by Oliver Traldi In 1971, the analytically minded linguist Noam Chomsky debated the postmodern theorist Michel Foucault. Both leftists, they...

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