A review of A World Beyond Politics? A Defense of the Nation-State by Pierre Manent.
About the Author
Clifford Orwin is professor of political science and director of the Program in Political Philosophy and International Affairs at the University of Toronto, and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution.
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