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Volume 30, Number 4 (Summer 1990)

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Best of the Bookman 15 April 2002
book cover America’s Fin de Siècle: End of a Century or a Civilization?
by Gleaves Whitney
The Culture We Deserve by Jacques Barzun. Edited by Arthur Krystal. Wesleyan University Press (Middletown, CT), 1989, 187 pp., $18.
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book cover A Philosopher of Ordinary Language
by Russell Hittinger
Wittgenstein: From Mysticism to Ordinary Language by Russell Nieli. SUNY Press 1987, 261 pp., $32 paper.
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book cover The Perceptivity of Isaac Hecker
by Robert Royal
Isaac T. Hecker, The Diary: Romantic Religion in Ante-Bellum America edited by John Farina. Paulist Press (“Sources of American Spirituality” Series) 1988, 456 pp., $14.95 cloth.

All great systems, ethical or political, attain their ascendency over the minds of men by virtue of their appeal to the imagination; and when they cease to touch the chords of wonder and mystery and hope, their power is lost, and men look elsewhere for some set of principles by which they may be guided.

Russell Kirk

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