The Great Debate

The Great Debate

For more than two centuries, our political life has beendivided between a party of progress and a party of conservation. In TheGreat Debate, Yuval Levin explores the origins of the Left-Right divide byexamining the views of the men who best represented each side of that debate atits outset: Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine. In a groundbreaking exploration ofthe roots of our political order, Levin shows that American partisanshiporiginated in the debates over the French… (more)