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Roundtable: John Burt’s LINCOLN’S TRAGIC PRAGMATISM (Part III)

The following is the third and final installation of our roundtable dedicated to John Burt’s remarkable book, Lincoln’s Tragic Pragmatism. I have heard publication of this book referred to as an “event”–so a roundtable on it is the least we could have done. For Peter Wirzbicki’s original S-USIH review of Burt’s book click here. For the first contribution to the roundtable by Richard King click here. For the second contribution by Peter Kuryla click here.  And now without further ado, Professor Burt responds to his interlocutors. It’s a long read–not sure that Burt writes anything short–but it is well worth Read more