Feb 23, 2022
In this President's Day edition of The New Thinkery, the guys are joined by Professor Diana Schaub, who teaches at Loyola University Maryland, and specializes in Lincoln. Together, the group discuss Lincoln's Lyceum Address and what Lincoln thought of himself as extracted from the text.
Shoutout to Davenant Hall for...
Feb 16, 2022
In a first for The New Thinkery, the guys are joined for a threepeat guest appearance by Dr. Michael P. Zuckert. Together, the guys discuss the three elements of statecraft, and to what extent Lincoln hit the marks.
Shoutout to Davenant Hall for sponsoring!
Feb 9, 2022
This week, the guys return to Machiavelli's The Prince, this time focusing on Chapter 6. the group discuss who, in Machiavelli's mind, were the most excellent princes, and who Machiavelli left out.
Don't blame Greg for his salty language—it's Machiavelli's fault!
Feb 2, 2022
In observance of the beginning of Black History Month, The New Thinkery guys are taking a look at Frederick Douglass' memoir, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Specifically, the group focus on why Douglass wrote the book the way he did, and what lessons can be taken away from Douglass' life...