Daniel J. Mahoney

About Daniel J. Mahoney

Daniel J. Mahoney holds the Augustine Chair in Distinguished Scholarship at Assumption College. He is the author of many books, including “The Other Solzhenitsyn: Telling the Truth About a Misunderstood Writer and Thinker” (2014).

A World Without Heroes or Saints

The distinguished French Catholic political thinker Pierre Manent perfectly describes the humanitarian temptation that afflicts the Western world today. “The great danger of contemporary humanitarianism,” Manent wrote in 2000, “is of habituating peoples to despise political reflection, even politics itself and its concrete conditions of existence, as if the affirmation of humanity was sufficient

By | 2019-01-27T17:11:49+00:00 January 26th, 2019|

Thinking Clearly About Russia

It is fair to say that the American Left as whole was “soft” on the Soviet Union during the last 25 years of the Cold War. It’s old-time pro-Communism largely was a thing of the past or had been transferred to more exotic instantiations of the Communist idea from Havana in the Caribbean

By | 2017-10-30T13:45:15+00:00 October 30th, 2017|