Kenneth McIntyre joins us to talk about his essay on Herbert Butterfield in Chronicles’ Remembering the Right series. The author of a book on Butterfield, McIntyre discusses Butterfield’s Whig Interpretation of History, his views on international relations, and how his Augustinian idea of mankind informed his political theory.
Check out some of Ken’s books:
Herbert Butterfield: History, Providence, and Skeptical Politics
Limits of Political Theory: Oakeshott's Philosophy of Civil Association
Critics of Enlightenment Rationalism
Critics of Enlightenment Rationalism Revisited
And we also mentioned the intellectual biography of Butterfield written by CT McIntire.