Symposium Publications

Steven Kautz, Arthur Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman
As the recurring struggles over nominations to the Court illustrate, few questions today divide our political community more profoundly than those concerning the Court's proper role as protector of liberties and guardian of the Constitution.
Arthur Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman
With the end of the Cold War, the death of Communism, and the decline of socialism, what are the primary issues, ideologies, and parties that now structure politics? Melzer, Zinman, and Weinberger have compiled essays from prominent experts to examine the politics of the past to help plot the political future.
Arthur Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman
Politics has taken a cultural turn in America, and the arts are at the center of today’s culture wars. In this book, some of our most prominent cultural critics explore the relationships between culture and politics as played out in the world of novels, television, museums, and even fashion.
Arthur M. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman
Multiculturalism: is it the face of twenty-first century America or merely a passing intellectual fad? With its celebration of ethnic diversity and strong advocacy of tolerance, this contemporary movement provides philosophical justification for many who seek to correct social inequities.
Arthur M. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman
The publication of Francis Fukuyama’s article “The End of History?” prompted a wave of public debates about democracy, progress, and the idea of history. In this book, twelve distinguished cultural commentators offer a brilliant array of responses to those debates.
Arthur Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman
This well-integrated collection of thirteen papers addresses the intriguing and perplexing issue of whether modern government can handle the problem of technology.