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Essay 2 March 2009
The Sword of Education
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From Tradition to ‘Values Conservatism’
Paul Gottfried
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The Many Roots of American Order
Lee Edwards
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Lost Causes and Gained Causes
James E. Person Jr.
Russell Kirk’s Legacy After 15 Years
Editorial 2 March 2009
Editor’s Note: Remembering Russell Kirk
Interview 20 February 2009
Original Meaning and Judicial Restraint
an interview by the Editors
An Interview with M. Edward Whelan III
Symposium 10 February 2009
Is Conservatism Dead?
Joseph P. Duggan, Austin Bramwell, Daniel McCarthy, Lee Edwards, James Poulos, and Roger Kimball
A symposium in response to “Conservatism is Dead” by Sam Tanenhaus
Essay 10 January 2009
Richard John Neuhaus, RIP
Gerald J. Russello, Editor
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Examining our Techological Assumptions
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Review 30 November 2008
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Essay 30 November 2008
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Russell Kirk
From The Politics of Prudence
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James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 30 November 2008
Hill’s Country
Frank Bryan
Contrary Country: A Chronicle of Vermont By Ralph Nading Hill. Rinehart & Company cloth, 1950

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The moral imagination is the principal possession that man does not share with the beasts. It is man’s power to perceive ethical truth, abiding law, in the seeming chaos of many events. Without the moral imagination, man would live merely day to day, or rather moment to moment, as dogs do. It is the strange faculty—inexplicable if men are assumed to have an animal nature only—of discerning greatness, justice, and order, beyond the bars of appetite and self-interest.

Russell Kirk, Enemies of the Permanent Things, 1969


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