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James Burnham

Thinkers of Our Time

by Samuel Francis

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Claridge Press Ltd. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Contributions in political sci,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Ideologies - General,
  • Burnham, James,,
  • 1905-1987

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8650554M
    ISBN 10187062632X
    ISBN 109781870626323


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Goldberg’s Suicide, however, is the man from whom its title is borrowed: James Burnham does not appear until more than a hundred pages into the book, and what brief mention he gets does little justice to him.

Mr. Goldberg makes a common mistake, conflating Burnham’s “managerial class” with what Irving Kristol.“Suicide of the West,” subtitled “An Essay on the Meaning and Destiny of Liberalism,” is a classic work of political science, now fifty years old.

It is much referred to by conservatives but little read by conservatives. It is NOT about how liberalism is the cause of the suicide of the West. In fact, liberals will find little to object to in this book.