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Volume 47, Number 3–4 (Fall 2010)

Contents

Editor’s Note: Transition

Review 13 November 2010
New World Man
a review by Michael J. Ard
Champlain’s Dream by David Hackett Fischer, New York: Simon and Schuster,848 pp., $40.00, 2009
Review 13 November 2010
Reading Peter Viereck Anew
a review by Charles C. Brown
Shame and Glory of the Intellectuals by Peter Viereck (Reprint Edition with an earlier preface by the author) Transaction Publishers (New Brunswick, N.J.) 330 pp., $34.95 paper, 2007 Unadjusted Man in an Age of Overadjustment by Peter Viereck (Reprint Edition with a new introduction by the author) Transaction Publishers (New Brunswick, N.J.) 369 pp., $34.95 paper, 2004
Review 13 November 2010
Writer–Statesman
a review by Richard M. Gamble
George Kennan: A Writing Life by Lee Congdon ISI Books (Wilmington, DE) xii + 208 pp., $25.00 cloth, 2008
Review 13 November 2010
Dark Ride: Thomas S. Hibbs on Film Noir and the Quest for Redemption
a review by Thomas F. Bertonneau
Arts of Darkness: American Noir and the Quest for Redemption by Thomas S. Hibbs, Spence Publishing $27.95 hardcover, 2008
Review 13 November 2010
In Search of a Better Economic System
a review by Ivan Pongracic, Sr.
God & Money: The Moral Challenge of Capitalism by Charles McDaniel, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. (Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Plymouth, UK) 337 pp., $27.95, 2007
Review 13 November 2010
book cover image Thinking in Pairs with Poets and Scientists
a review by Joseph T. Stuart
Robert Frost: The Poet as Philosopher by Peter J. Stanlis, ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware) 452 pp., $28.00, 2007 Practical Mystic: Religion, Science, and A. S. Eddington by Matthew Stanley, University of Chicago Press (Chicago) 313 pp., $37.50 Cloth, 2007
Review 14 November 2010
Mystery Bathed in Light
a review by José Yulo
The Mind that Is Catholic. Philosophical and Political Essays, by James V. Schall, S.J. Catholic University of America Press (Washington, DC) 337 pp, $34.95, 2008
Review 14 November 2010
Looking Over Their Shoulder: Orwell and the Intellectuals
a review by James Seaton
Every Intellectual’s Big Brother: George Orwell's Literary Siblings by John Rodden, University of Texas Press (Austin, Texas) 263 pp, $45.00, 2006
Review 14 November 2010
In Praise of Discipline, Common Sense, and a Humane Businessman: Retailer Fred Meijer’s Life
a review by James Person, Jr.
Fred Meijer: Stories of His Life by Bill Smith and Larry ten Harmsel, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company (Grand Rapids, Mich.) 351 pp, $11.00 cloth, 2009
Essay 14 November 2010
Conservatism in Germany
by Harald Bergbauer
In Remembrance of Caspar von Schrenck-Notzing (1927–2009)
On Essays and Letters 14 November 2010
The Long Twilight
by James V. Schall, S.J.
2010 does not seem to bear the same enthusiasm about the future as existed even forty years ago.
Essay 14 November 2010
What Is All This?
by Russell Kirk
Russell Kirk presented this lecture as the 1986 Commencement Address at La Lumiere School.
Review 14 November 2010
Books in Little
a review by David G. Bonagura, Jr.
Reviews of books by Habermas and Ratzinger, Adrian Goldsworthy, and Ralph McInerny.

The ... conservative is concerned, first of all, for the regeneration of 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 its highest.

Russell Kirk

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