David Demaree

David Demaree
David Demaree has a PhD in American history and lives with his family in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. He works in product management at a medical software company. Despite his field of employment, he is skeptical of any boundless optimism in technology.

Recent Essays

Playing the Long Game: A Review of Abraham Lincoln’s Statesmanship

The Lincoln that Schaff puts forth cultivated liberal democracy by placing limits and crafting public consensus. In order to see Lincoln in a new light, Schaff applies Aristotle’s ideas of moderation and prudence as his lens. It is not simply that Lincoln knew the good, but, as a good steward of liberal democracy, he embodied the good.