The Good, the True, & the Postmodern

By |2015-02-04T16:51:25-05:00February 3rd, 2015|Tags: , , |

With the exception of a few figures like Professor Peter Augustine Lawler, who is a self-identified “postmodern conservative,” conservatives are generally suspicious of the word “postmodern.” I think this aversion is uncalled for, and that the interests of a broadly-understood postmodernity align with many of conservatism’s central tenets. Critics such as William Lane Craig [...]

Watch More TV: The Case of GIRLS

By |2014-01-16T17:02:25-05:00January 18th, 2013|Tags: |

That Lena Dunham commercial might have made a real contribution to enhancing the president’s turnout, for all I know. Certainly it was consistent with the Democratic convention’s insistent appeal to women’s rights, especially the rights of single women. But there’s at least one irony: Dunham is a genuine defender of women’s right to choose, [...]