Patrick West, Author at Catholic Herald

Patrick West

Diderot’s self-centred rebellion

Diderot and the Art of Free Thinking By Andrew Curran, Other Press, 320pp, £22/$29 The late, great, arch-reactionary Fr Jean-Marie Charles-Roux often began his...

Why not choose our politicians by lots?

Against Elections by David Van Reybrouck, Bodley Head, £9.99 Democracy today is in crisis. Never in modern history has there been more discontent with...

Diderot’s self-centred rebellion

Diderot and the Art of Free Thinking By Andrew Curran, Other Press, 320pp, £22/$29 The late, great, arch-reactionary Fr Jean-Marie Charles-Roux often began his...

Why not choose our politicians by lots?

Against Elections by David Van Reybrouck, Bodley Head, £9.99 Democracy today is in crisis. Never in modern history has there been more discontent with...