Seamus Flaherty

Seamus Flaherty

Seamus Flaherty is a writer and historian of ideas. He is the author of ‘Marx, Engels and Modern British Socialism’. He is currently writing a new book on Tory Socialism.

Liberalism and its Discontents—A Review

Liberalism and its Discontents—A Review

A Review of Liberalism and Its Discontents by Francis Fukuyama. Profile Books, 178 pages (March 2022) Liberalism is in bad odour. In the third decade of the 21st century, it is an ideology with few friends. Derided with equal vigour by populists on the Right and “progressives” on the Left,

Seamus Flaherty
Seamus Flaherty
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The Subversive Simone Weil—A Review

The Subversive Simone Weil—A Review

A review of The Subversive Simone Weil: A Life in Five Ideas, by Robert Zaretsky. The University of Chicago Press, 181 pages. (February 2021) “How much time do you devote each day to thinking?” That’s a strange question to ask a nurse from one’s hospital bed, but Simone

Seamus Flaherty
Seamus Flaherty
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