Center for Political Philosophy & Statesmanship

Claremont Scholarship & Writings

Brief Reminiscences from Claremont Fellows

Publius and Lincoln Fellows of the Claremont Institute honor their teacher Harry Jaffa with recollections of time spent with him.

'Terminator' IRS Hounded Joe Louis Into Poverty

Gordon Marino, in "Boxing Pay is Featherweight Class" (Leisure & Arts, Dec. 12), writes that "the great Joe Louis, so fleeced by his managers...ended his days scrambling for a living as a greeter in a Las Vegas gambling casino." Joe Louis may have been fleeced by his manag...

Arthur Schlesinger on Calvin Coolidge

The prize-winning historian at work.

Kennedy on Daily Caller

The Daily Caller's Ginni Thomas interviews Claremont Institute President Brian Kennedy  "Despite his low approval ratings, President Barack Obama has not been challenged by Congress to the degree that many conservatives believe that he should be. Claremont Institute president Bri...

Political Philosophy Needs Revelation: A Conversation with James V. Schall

Mardi Gras (March 4, 2014) thoughts on Harry Jaffa’s change of mind, political philosophy, revelation, and Pope Francis.

Why It is Hard to Fix California

Claremont Institute President Brian Kennedy on the material abundance and political woes of the Golden State.

Allan Bloom and America

[This review originally appeared in Vol. VI, No. 1 of the first iteration of the Claremont Review of Books, in the 1988 spring issue] Allan Bloom's Closing of the American Mind was published in 1987, and it has been bought, if not exactly read, by millions of Americans since th...

The Liberal Assault on Freedom of Speech

America has less freedom of speech today than it has ever had in its history. Yet it is widely believed that it has more. Liberal law professor Archibald Cox has written: "The body of law presently defining First Amendment liberties" grew out of a "continual expansion of individual fr...