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Website Exclusives (2009)

Contents

Interview 4 January 2009
Examining our Techological Assumptions
an interview by The Editors
An interview with Christine Rosen
Essay 10 January 2009
Richard John Neuhaus, RIP
by Gerald J. Russello, Editor
Symposium 10 February 2009
Is Conservatism Dead?
by 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
Interview 20 February 2009
Original Meaning and Judicial Restraint
an interview by the Editors
An Interview with M. Edward Whelan III
Review 19 May 2009
Marshall McLuhan: Postmodern Grammarian
a review by Joseph P. Duggan
The Classical Trivium: The Place of Thomas Nashe in the Learning of His Time by Marshall McLuhan Edited by W. Terrence Gordon Gingko Press (Corte Madera, Calif.) 356 pp., $39.96 Cloth, 2005. The Medium and the Light: Reflections on Religion by Marshall McLuhan. Edited by Eric McLuhan and Jacek Szklarek Stoddart (Toronto) 219 pp., $22.95 Paper, 1999
Review 2 June 2009
book cover Forgotten Constitutional Founders
a review by Gerald J. Russello
An Incautious Man: The Life of Gouverneur Morris by Melanie Miller (ISI Books 2008, $25.00). Forgotten Founder, Drunken Prophet: The Life of Luther Martin by Bill Kauffman (ISI Books 2008, $25.00).
Interview 16 June 2009
The Freedom to Use Common Sense
an interview by The Editors
An interview with Philip K. Howard, author of Life without Lawyers
Interview 29 June 2009
The Predicament of the Individual
an interview by the Editors
An interview with James Poulos, editor of the Postmodern Conservative blog.

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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