The Greeks and America’s Founding Fathers, Part 3: The Two Freedoms
Examines two conflicting conceptions of liberty held by various Western intellectuals and cultures in the long trek toward the modern individual rights-based ideal.
The Greeks and America’s Founding Fathers Part 2: Learning What Not to Do
Focuses on ways in which America’s founders learned from the Greeks’ mistakes and sought to avoid them in constructing the land of liberty.
The Greeks and America’s Founding Fathers Part 1: The Greek Frame
Part one of a three-part series examining ways in which ancient Greek philosophers and statesmen influenced the American founders.