A review of A World Beyond Politics? A Defense of the Nation-State by Pierre Manent.
About the Author
Clifford Orwin is professor of political science and director of the Program in Political Philosophy and International Affairs at the University of Toronto, and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution.
The experience of “bandit capitalism” or “tyrant capitalism” in postcommunist societies shows that markets cannot work properly without a community of trust and mutual respect. Such a community can be…