Geoffrey Kurtz

Geoffrey Kurtz
Geoffrey Kurtz is Associate Professor of Political Science at Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY), and is the author of Jean Jaurès: The Inner Life of Social Democracy (Penn State University Press, 2014).

Recent Essays

After the Second Cheer: A Review of Two Cheers for Politics

Purdy has a palpable affection for what he calls “the preservative work of being together.” Beginning again from that affection might allow Purdy and his readers to find a fuller “response to political nihilism,” to listen for the voice that Two Cheers is wanting.

How to Be a Liberal-Socialist-Conservative

The mark by which we recognize a rightly ordered way of thinking about politics, it seems to me, is that such a way of thinking should recall us to the fact that we are, and that we receive, gifts.