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Volume 44, Number 2 (Winter 2006)

Contents

Editor’s Note: Current Problems and Eternal Questions

Review 18 March 2007
History and the Moral Imagination
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.
Essay 21 March 2007
Many a Touching Story
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 21 March 2007
Scalia the Originalist
a review by 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.
Review 21 March 2007
Moral Visions of the Free Market
a review by 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
Up From Scientism
a review by 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
A Prudent Approach To Social Security’s Future
a review by 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
Literature As Moral Meditation
a review by 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
Garet Garrett: Intellectual Ancestor to Postwar Conservatives
a review by Gerald J. Russello
Salvos Against the New Deal: Selections from the Saturday Evening Post 1933–1940 by Garet Garrett. Edited by Bruce Ramsey. Caxton Press (Caldwell, Idaho), 282 pp., $12.95 paper, 2002. Defend America First: The Antiwar Editorials of the Saturday Evening Post, 1939–1942 by Garet Garrett. Edited by Bruce Ramsey. Caxton Press (Caldwell, Idaho), 285 pp., $12.95 paper, 2003.
Review 21 March 2007
A Placid Portrait of the Enlightenment
a review by Christopher O. Blum
The Enlightenment & the Intellectual Foundations of Modern Culture by Louis Dupré. Yale University Press (New Haven, Connecticut), 397 pp., $25.00 paper, 2004.
Review 21 March 2007
Toward a New Kind of History
a review by Lee Congdon
Remembered Past: John Lukacs on History, Historians, and Historical Knowledge A Reader by John Lukacs (edited by Mark G. Malvasi and Jeffrey O. Nelson). ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware), 922 pp., $30.00 cloth, 2005.
Review 21 March 2007
Looking Behind the Mask
a review by Sally Cook
Masquerade by Joseph S. Salemi. Pivot Press (Expansive Poetry Online Bookstore), 84 pp., $12.00 paper, 2005.
Review 21 March 2007
American Conservative
a review by Joseph R. Fornieri
Political Philosophy and Cultural Renewal: Collected Essays by Francis Graham Wilson, edited by H. Lee Cheek, Jr., M. Susan Power, and Kathy B. Cheek Transaction Publishers (New Brunswick, New Jersey) 263 pp., $49.95 cloth, 2001.
Review 21 March 2007
On Russian Conservatism
a review by William Anthony Hay
Russian Conservatism and Its Critics: A Study in Political Culture by Richard Pipes. Yale University Press (New Haven, Connecticut), 216 pp., $30.00 cloth, 2006.
Review 21 March 2007
Books in Little
a review by Gerald J. Russello

A “conservative character [is] suspicious of doctrinaire alteration, respectful toward history, preferring variety over uniformity, acknowledging a moral order composed of human persons, not of mere political and economic atoms subservient to the state.”

Russell Kirk, A Program for Conservatives, 1954

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