Matthew A. Roberts

Matthew A. Roberts writes from Parkville, Missouri.

A Republic, If You Can Keep It


Defending the Republic: Constitutional Morality in a Time of Crisis; Essays in Honor of George W. Carey Edited by Bruce P. Frohnen & Kenneth L. Grasso (ISI Books, 352 pages, $30) “A republic,” voiced Scipio in Cicero’s Republic, “is the property of the public.” But, for republican Romans, the republic was not an abstraction. It […]

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