by the Primary Editors

As another year is drawing to a close, we are looking back on some of the highlights we have published over the course of 2023. We warmly thank all our authors, editors, and readers!


The Pronouns of History: An Interview with Enzo Traverso, by Sakiru Adebayo.

The last politeia? A Short(er) History of Liberal Democracy, by Hugo Bonin.

Reframing History Through an Islamic Lens: Muslih al-Din Lārî’s Insights into the Essence of History, by Nilab Saeedi.

Three Responses to Samuel Moyn’s “Hannah Arendt among the Cold War Liberals,” by Seyla Benhabib, Andrew Gibson, and Artur Banaszewski.

How Lefebvre de Beauvray Read His Montesquieu, by Benjamin Bernard.

Forum: Intellectual Histories of Ethiopia, by Thomas Furse, Shuvatri Dasgupta, Isa Jacobs.

The Volcano of Imagination: A Cornelius Castoriadis Forum, by Niklas Plaetzer.

The Vulgar Expression of Being: Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, and other Abled Bodies, by Susannah Leigh.

“Knowledgeable and Interested in Penitentiary Issues”: The Forensic Psychiatrist in Revolutionary Russia, by Garret J. McDonald.

Edmund Burke, the Last Conservative, Sam Harrison.

“Bears Do Not Roam the Streets”: Woman Suffrage and the Reimagining of the American West, by Jordyn H. May.

The Counterinsurgent Imagination: An Interview with Joseph Mackay, by Thomas Furse.

On Walter Benjamin’s Concept of History, by Dibyokomal Mitra.

Prudence as Virtue Politics: The Rhetoric of Prudentia in Sixteenth Century Venice, by Martina Calì.

Decolonial Intellectual History: An Anti-capitalist Feminist Agenda, by Shuvatri Dasgupta.

Featured Image: Johann Zoffany, The Tribuna of the Uffizi (1772–78). Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.