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Volume 37, Number 4 (Winter 1997)

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Best of the Bookman 13 January 2013
book cover Burke Endures
by Brian C. Anderson
The Enduring Edmund Burke, edited by Ian Crowe. Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1997. 221pp., $25 cloth.
Best of the Bookman 5 May 2013
book cover Thank You, Gerhart Niemeyer
by Angelo M. Codevilla
This concise “Best of the Bookman” essay from 1997 honors the late Notre Dame professor Gerhart Niemeyer, student of Voegelin and authority on ideologies, and suggests some of his enduring legacies—including a very Platonic lesson—were those taught by example.
Best of the Bookman 23 February 2014
book cover ‘Love Divine’: Remembering Gerhart Niemeyer
by Robert Francis Smith

Real progress consists in the movement of mankind toward the understanding of norms, and toward conformity to norms. Real decadence consists in the movement of mankind away from the understanding of norms, and away from obedience to norms.

Russell Kirk, Enemies of the Permanent Things, 1969

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