Prudence and Politics
A Russell Kirk Lecture.
Allen Guelzo talked about “Prudence and Politics: Abraham Lincoln’s Road to Emancipation.” He addressed the importance of prudence in Lincoln’s… read more
Allen Guelzo talked about “Prudence and Politics: Abraham Lincoln’s Road to Emancipation.” He addressed the importance of prudence in Lincoln’s philosophy and presidency. The way we disparage prudence today explains a major difficulty we have in understanding the individual who is a template for what Russell Kirk once called “the politics of prudence,” Abraham Lincoln.
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