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How compassion could be key to solving the West’s ills

9th September, 2018

Politics: The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis, By Martha C Nussbaum, Oxford University Press, €21.85

Writing more than a century ago in the first volume of his seven-part magnum opus À la recherche du temps perdu, Marcel Proust related the experience of a child disposed to fear, making him prone to want to control others. The young narrator of the book commands his mother to remain in his...

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