Brad Birzer has written an outstanding biography of one of the most important figures in the history of American conservatism. We discuss Kirk’s sometimes rocky relationship with libertarianism, and his even rockier relationship with neoconservatism. Plus, key ideas, colorful personalities, and more.
About the Guest
Brad Birzer holds the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in history at Hillsdale College.
Russell Kirk: American Conservative
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Progarchy (Brad is editor-at-large)
The Imaginative Conservative
Other Books by the Guest
American Cicero: The Life of Charles Carroll
J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle Earth
Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson
Ep. 511 Today’s Tom Sawyer: Neil Peart, Rush, and Liberty
Ep. 504 Trails West: How Freedom Settled the West
Ep. 310 The Year in (Progressive) Music
Ep. 74 The Episode of the Year
Ep. 50 The Conservative Mind
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