Tocqueville and Socialism

The panel talked about the philosophy of Alexis de Tocqueville. They compared his writings to those of Rousseau and Marx, along with… read more

The panel talked about the philosophy of Alexis de Tocqueville. They compared his writings to those of Rousseau and Marx, along with other contemporary thinkers. They focused on the conflict between individualism and collectivism that permeated Tocqueville’s writings. They also talked about Tocqueville’s journey through America and his study of democracy, which would culminate in his prominent Democracy in America. close

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Tocqueville and Socialism

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Program ID:
100772-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Boulder, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Feb 19, 1998
Last Aired:
Oct 10, 2007

Airing Details

  • Feb 19, 1998 | 3:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 1998 | 4:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 22, 1998 | 2:57am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 10, 2007 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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