Kenneth C. Dewar is professor emeritus of history at Mount Saint Vincent University. His most recent book, Frank Underhill and the Politics of Ideas, was published in 2015 by McGill-Queen’s University Press.


Moderation, the “elusive virtue”

An old friend of mine used to make a habit of interjecting the phrase “moderation in action and attitude,” always in an ironic tone of voice, at appropriate moments in conversation. The rest of us …

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