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Review 21 March 2007
Literature As Moral Meditation
Terry H. Pickett
Joseph Conrad: His Moral Vision by George A. Panichas. Mercer University Press, (Macon, Georgia) 165 pp., $35.00 cloth, 2005.
Review 21 March 2007
A Prudent Approach To Social Security’s Future
James E. Person, Jr.
Social Security: False Consciousness and Crisis by John Attarian. Transaction Books (New Brunswick, NJ), xvii + 393 pp., $44.95 cloth, 2002.
Review 21 March 2007
Up From Scientism
D. J. Mullan
Uncommon Dissent: Intellectuals Who Find Darwinism Unconvincing edited by William A. Dembski. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware) 366 pp., $28.00 cloth, 2004.
Review 21 March 2007
Moral Visions of the Free Market
Glen Austin Sproviero
Wealth, Poverty & Human Destiny edited by Doug Bandow and David Schindler. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delware), 350 pp., $29.95 cloth, 2003.
Review 21 March 2007
Scalia the Originalist
Edward Whelan
Scalia Dissents: Writings of the Supreme Court’s Wittiest, Most Outspoken Justice edited and with commentary by Kevin A. Ring. Regnery Publishing (Washington, D.C.), 338 pp., $27.95 cloth, 2004. The Opinions of Justice Antonin Scalia: The Caustic Conservative edited and with commentary by Paul I. Weizer. Peter Lang Publishing (New York), 256 pp., $25.95 paper, 2004.
Essay 21 March 2007
Many a Touching Story
James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Essay 20 March 2007
Letter from Italy
Flavio Felice
Debate on Relativism
Review 20 March 2007
Marx of the Master Class
Paul Gottfried
Calhoun and Popular Rule: The Political Theory of the Disquisition and Discourse by H. Lee Cheek (University of Missouri Press, 2001), 202 pages
Review 20 March 2007
No Samson?
Charles W. Dunn
Thinking about the Presidency: Documents and Essays from the Founding to the Present, edited by Gary L. Gregg (Rowman & Littlefield 2005)
Review 20 March 2007
The Autumn of the Autocrat
Michael J. Ard
After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro’s Regime and Cuba’s Next Leader, by Brian Latell (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, 288 pages) Fidel: Hollywood’s Favorite Tyrant, by Humberto E. Fontova (Regnery, 2005, 256 pages)
Essay 20 March 2007
The Rarity of the God-fearing Man
Russell Kirk
Review 20 March 2007
Revisiting Viereck
Michael Federici
Conservatism Revisited: The Revolt Against Ideology, by Peter Viereck. With a major new study of Peter Viereck and Conservatism by Claes G. Ryn (Transaction Publishers, 2005, 205 pages)
Review 20 March 2007
Reconstructing Rights
Joseph S. Devaney
The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction by Akhil Reed Amar (Yale University Press, 1998, 2005), 430 pages
Review 20 March 2007
Liberalism and the Family Romance
Thomas F. Bertonneau
John Stuart Mill, by Nicholas Capaldi (Cambridge 2004)

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The twentieth-century conservative is concerned, first of all, with the regeneration of the 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 the highest.

Russell Kirk

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