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Essays and reviews by the late Russell Kirk

What Is All This? Volume 47, Number 3–4 (Fall 2010)
by Russell Kirk
Russell Kirk presented this lecture as the 1986 Commencement Address at La Lumiere School.
The High Achievement of Christopher Dawson Volume 47, Number 1 (Winter 2010)
a review by Russell Kirk
A Historian and His Word: a Life of Christopher Dawson, 1889–1970 by Christina Scott. The Dynamic Character of Christian Culture: Essays on Dawsonian Themes edited by Peter J. Cataldo.
Donald Davidson and the South’s Conservatism Volume 46, Number 3 (Fall 2008)
by Russell Kirk
From The Politics of Prudence
The Necessity for a General Culture Volume 46, Number 2 (Summer 2008)
by Russell Kirk
“What Does Culture Mean?” From America’s British Culture, pp. 1–3
The Truth about Roy Campbell Volume 46, Number 1 (Spring 2008)
by Russell Kirk
An excerpt from The Sword of Imagination: Memoirs of a Half-Century of Literary Conflict (Wm. B. Eerdmans; Grand Rapids, Mich.; 1995)
The Moral Foundations of Economics Volume 45, Number 3 (Fall 2007)
by Russell Kirk
The following essay appears in the final chapter of Russell Kirk’s textbook Economics: Work and Prosperity (Pensacola, Fla.: A Beka Book Publications, 1989), pp. 365–368.
Renee Radell—She Paints Confusion in Search of Order Volume 45, Number 2 (Spring 2007)
by Russell Kirk
The following article appeared in the Sunday News Magazine (Detroit, Michigan) on February 24, 1974.
The Rarity of the God-fearing Man Volume 44, Number 3 (Summer 2006)
by Russell Kirk
A Cautionary Note on the Ghostly Tale Volume 44, Number 4 (Fall 2006)
by Russell Kirk
History and the Moral Imagination Volume 44, Number 2 (Winter 2006)
a review by Russell Kirk
Historical Consciousness: The Remembered Past by John Lukacs Reprinted by Transaction Publishers (Library of Conservative Thought), 1994. Review reprinted from The Sewanee Review, Spring 1969, Volume LXXVII, Number 2.

Mere unthinking negative opposition to the current of events, clutching in despair at what we still retain, will not suffice in this age. A conservatism of instinct must be reinforced by a conservatism of thought and imagination.

Russell Kirk

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