Enlightenment Values in the 21st Century



Abrams, F.  The Soul of the First Amendment. Yale Univ. Press Books, 2017.

Bageant, J. Deer Hunting with Jesus. Crown Publishers, 2007.

Bauerstein, M. The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupifies Young Americans.  Tarcher Books, 2008.

Caplan, B.  The Myth of the Rational Voter.  Princeton Univ Press, 2007.

De Toqueville, A.  Democracy in America.  Everyman's Library, 1994.

Ewen, S.  All Consuming Images: The Politics of Style in Contemporary Culture.  Basic Books, 1990.

Frank. T.  What’s the Matter with Kansas?  Metropolitan Books, 2004.

Fukuyama, F.  Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity.  The Free Press, 1996.

Gore, A. The Assault on Reason.  Penguin Press, 2007.

Harrison, L. E. and S. P. Huntington Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress.  Basic Books, 2000.

Harrison, L. E. The Central Liberal Truth: How Politics Can Change a Culture and Save It from Itself. Oxford, 2006.

Isikoff,  M. and D. Corn Russian Roulette.  Hachette Book Group, 2018

Jackson, M.  Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age.  Prometheus Books, 2009.

Jacoby, S.  The Age of American Unreason.  Pantheon, 2008.

Kaus, M.  The End of Equality.  Basic Books, 1996. 

Levin, Y. The Fractured Republic. Basic Books, 2016.

Levitsky, S. and D. Ziblatt  How Democracies Die. Crown Books, 2018.

MacLean, N.  Democracy in Chains.  Penguin Books, 2017.

Oreskes, N. and E. M. Conway  Merchants of Doubt.  Bloomsbury Press, 2010

Pagden, A.  The Enlightenment and Why It Still Matters.  Random House, 2013.

Pierce, C. P.  Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free.  Anchor Books, 2010.

Postman, N.  Amusing Ourselves to Death.  Penguin Books, 1986.

Postman, N.  Technopoly: the Surrender of Culture to Technology.  Vintage Books, 1993.

Reich, R. B.  Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future. Knopf, 2010.

Reich, R. B.  Reason: Why Liberals Will Win the Battle for America.  Vintage, 2005.

Taibbi, M.  The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap. Spiegel & Grau, 2013

Tomasky, M. If We Can Keep It: How the Republic Collapsed and How It Might Be Saved, W. W. Norton, 2019.

Stanley, J.  How Propaganda Works. Princeton Univ Press, 2015

Watts, C. Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, and Fake News. Harper Collins, 2018.

Westen, D.  The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation.  Public Affairs, 2007.

Wolin, S. S.  Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism.. Princeton: 2008.