Cornel West Gives a Nice Plug to Eric Miller’s Biography of Christopher Lasch

As some of my readers know, my friend and co-editor Eric Miller has written a wonderful biography of social critic Christopher Lasch entitled Hope in a Scattering Time.  When the book appeared last year we devoted several posts to it.  You can read them here and here and here and here.

I am not the only one promoting this great book.  In a recent bloggingheadstv segment, West sings the praises of Miller’s book.

After Princeton’s Robert George explains the Catholic idea of subsidiarity, West weighs in:

This sounds very much like the radical localism of the late Christopher Lasch, and I do want to mention Eric Miller’s wonderful biography of Christopher LaschI think his work ought to receive much more attention…

Forward the video to the 18 minute mark.

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