The Politics of Prudence | RealClearBooks

In Old Whigs: Burke, Lincoln, and the Politics of Prudence, Greg Weiner examines the virtue of prudence in the writings and daring statesmanship of Edmund Burke and Abraham Lincoln.  Weiner’s comparative study of two great men who described themselves as “Old Whigs” urges resistance to schemes of social or political transformation that have gripped American politics.
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