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Volume 5, Number 1 (Autumn 1964)

Contents

Best of the Bookman 10 January 2000
book cover Habit and Being in Burke
by Jeffrey Hart
This classic essay from 1963 introduces an important theme in the political thought of Edmund Burke. We need to cultivate habit because habit performs complex tasks with greater ease than does the conscious reason.
Best of the Bookman 10 January 2000
book cover Oakeshott and Conservatism
by Francis G. Wilson
Rationalism in Politics and Other Essaysby Michael Oakeshott. New York: Basic Books, 1962. 333 pp. [rev ed. Liberty Fund, 1991]
Best of the Bookman 10 January 2000
image A Call to Timelessness
by Geoffrey Wagner
The Letters of Wyndham Lewis, edited by W. K. Rose. New York: New Directions, 1964. 580 pp.

The conservative believes that the individual is foolish, although the species is wise; therefore, unlike the confident intellectual, he declines to undertake the reconstruction of society and human nature.

Russell Kirk

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