Volume 31, Number 3 (Fall 1991)
Best of the Bookman 19 May 2013
The Moral Imperative of Edmund Burke
Edmund Burke: The Enlightenment and Revolution
by Peter J. Stanlis, Foreword by Russell Kirk.
Transaction Publishers, 1991.
xxi +259 pp. $40.
Edmund Burke: Prescription and Providence
by Francis Canavan.
Carolina Academic Press, 1987.
xiv +183 pp. $24.
Best of the Bookman 26 May 2013
The Critics of Burke
Edmund Burke: Appraisals and Applications, edited by Daniel E. Ritchie. Transaction Publishers, 1990, xxvi + 291 pp., $29.95.
Best of the Bookman 16 February 2014
An Extraordinary Book
Regionalism and Nationalism in the United States: The Attack on Leviathan, by Donald Davidson, with a new introduction by Russell Kirk. Transaction Publishers,  1991. xxiii + 368 pp., $33.
Best of the Bookman 24 November 2014
The Middling Mind
The Politics of the Center: The Juste Milieu in Theory and Practice, France and England, 1815–1848, by Vincent E. Starzinger,
with a new introduction by the author and a foreword by Russell Kirk.
Transaction Books, 1991.
Paperback, 181 pages, $19.95.
The moral imagination is the principal possession that man does not share with the beasts. It is man’s power to perceive ethical truth, abiding law, in the seeming chaos of many events. Without the moral imagination, man would live merely day to day, or rather moment to moment, as dogs do. It is the strange faculty—inexplicable if men are assumed to have an animal nature only—of discerning greatness, justice, and order, beyond the bars of appetite and self-interest.
Russell Kirk, Enemies of the Permanent Things, 1969
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