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Review 2 March 2009
A Formidable Conservative Mind
Austin Bramwell
Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction by Thomas K. McCraw. Belknap Press (Cambridge, Mass.) 736 pp., $35 cloth, 2007
Review 2 March 2009
Six Honest Serving-Men
R. J. Stove
The Information-Literate Historian: A Guide to Research for History Students by Jenny L. Presnell. Oxford University Press (New York City) 256 pp., $17.95 paper 2006
Review 2 March 2009
Morality in History and Historiography
Jason Ross
Upon the Altar of the Nation: A Moral History of the American Civil War by Harry S. Stout. Viking Penguin (New York) 576 pp., $29.95 cloth, 2006
Review 2 March 2009
Toward a Conservative Conservation Movement
Tobias J. Lanz
Why Conservation Is Failing and How It Can Regain Ground by Eric T. Freyfogle. Yale University Press (New Haven, Conn.) 302 pp., $37.00 cloth, 2006
Review 2 March 2009
Despotism Justified
Mattei Radu
Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes. Yale University Press (New Haven, Conn.) 216 pp., $30.00 cloth, 2006
Review 2 March 2009
Heaven on Earth or Hell’s Dress Rehearsal
Mark Kalthoff
Isaac Newton’s Philosophy of Sacred Space and Sacred Time: An Essay on the History of an Idea by Gregory Gillette The Edwin Mellen Press (Lewiston, N.Y.) 119 pp., $99.95 cloth, 2007
Essay 2 March 2009
A Foreign Policy for (Probably Not Very Many) Americans
John Willson
Essay 2 March 2009
‘And Therefore as Stranger Give It Welcome’
R. Andrew Newman
Russell Kirk’s Ghostly Fiction Invites Us to Embrace and Live the Mystery
Essay 2 March 2009
The Sword of Education
David G. Bonagura, Jr.
Essay 2 March 2009
From Tradition to ‘Values Conservatism’
Paul Gottfried
A Sympathetic Critic’s View of Kirk’s Legacy
Essay 2 March 2009
The Many Roots of American Order
Lee Edwards
Essay 2 March 2009
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

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The ... conservative is concerned, first of all, for the regeneration of spirit and character—with the perennial problem of the inner order of the soul, the restoration of the ethical understanding, and the religious sanction upon which any life worth living is founded. This is conservatism at its highest.

Russell Kirk

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