Mathis Bitton

Mathis Bitton

Mathis Bitton is a student of political theory at Yale University. His writing focuses on liberalism and its discontents, Confucian and Islamic thought, city-states, and institution-building.

The Rise of Post-Liberal Man

The Rise of Post-Liberal Man

Ancient philosophers did not analyse political systems in terms of individual rights, distribution of powers, and legitimacy. Instead, they focused upon the kind of citizen that a specific regime-type produces, the virtues it inculcates, and the values it promotes. In the Republic, Plato speaks of “Democratic Man,” “Aristocratic Man,” and

Mathis Bitton
Mathis Bitton
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