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Critical Faculties

The manly man's man

Harvey Mansfield, conservative political theorist and academic provocateur, argues that women--and society--need to come to terms with 'manliness'

Harvey C. Mansfield, a professor of government at Harvard University. In his new book he extols the virtues of 'manliness.'
Harvey C. Mansfield, a professor of government at Harvard University. In his new book he extols the virtues of "manliness." (Globe Staff Photo / Pat Greenhouse) Globe Staff Photo / Pat Greenhouse
By Christopher Shea
March 12, 2006

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WHO IS NOT JUST a man, but a manly man? And who today can even say the words ''manly man" without smirking? (Full article: 1364 words)

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