Alexis de Tocqueville and Conservative Concepts

Political analyst Michael Barone talked about the tensions inherent in the American identity and the threat of social dislocation. He… read more

Political analyst Michael Barone talked about the tensions inherent in the American identity and the threat of social dislocation. He examined the writings and observations of the 19th-Century French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville, focusing on Tocqueville’s conceptions of liberty, equality, and community. Tocqueville is best known for his two-volume work Democracy in America, based on his travels around America in the 1830s.

“The Fragility of Ordered Liberty: Tocqueville and Conservative Conceptions of Liberty, Equality, and Community” was the fourth lecture in the Conservative Intellectual Tradition seminar at the Citadel led by Mallory Factor, holder of the Governor John C. West Chair in American Government. close

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jun 16, 2012
Last Aired:
Jul 5, 2012

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  • Jun 16, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 17, 2012 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 17, 2012 | 1:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2012 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2012 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 05, 2012 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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