Bryan Garsten: A Response to Patrick Deneen’s book “Why Liberalism Failed.”

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January 4, 2019

Professor Bryan Garsten responds to Patrick Deneen’s remarks in his book Why Liberalism Failed in the Commonweal collection “Has Liberalism Failed?.

In his response, entitled “A Challenge, Not An Epitaph” on the Commonweal Online Magazine site, Professor Garsten debates the central premise of the book and sees the situation more as a challenge to liberalism than liberalism’s actual demise.