Professor Berns is a professor emeritus at Georgetown University.
Professor Berns talked about his book, Making Patriots, published by University of Chicago Press. The book analyzed the meaning and paradox of the word “patriotism,” contrasting the American ideal with the concepts held by the ancient Greeks and philosophers Jean Jacques Rousseau and John Locke.
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Walter Berns Scholar American Enterprise Institute
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Patriotism and Citizenship
The panelists discussed American patriotism and Mr. Berns' book, Making Patriots, published by University of Chicago…
Telephones lines were open for comments on the question: “What does patriotism mean to you?”
Federal Court System
Walter Berns talked about the creation of the federal court system.
The Birth of Politics
Professor Melissa Lane talked about her book, The Birth of Politics: Eight Greek and Roman Political Ideas and Why They…