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Summer 2011

Contents

Editor’s Note: Pressing On

Review 2 July 2011
book cover Ancient Virtues in a Postmodern World
by Jason R. Edwards
Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-First Century by Howard Gardner. Basic Books, 2011, 244 pp., $26.
Review 2 July 2011
book cover Individual and Community—and God
by John C. Pinheiro
The Difference God Makes: A Catholic Vision of Faith, Communion, and Culture by Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I. New York: Crossroad Publishing Company, 2009.
Essay 2 July 2011
Otto von Habsburg (20 November 1912–4 July 2011)
by Denis Kitzinger
Editorial 2 July 2011
Pressing On
by Gerald J. Russello
Review 2 July 2011
book cover What’s the Supreme Court Supposed to Do?
by Stephen B. Presser
The Supreme Court and the American Elite, 1789–2008 by Lucas A Powe, Jr. Harvard University Press (Cambridge and London), 432 pages, paper $19.95, 2011.
Review 2 July 2011
book cover What was the Enlightenment?
by Christopher O. Blum
A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy by Jonathan Israel (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010). Pages xiv, 276.
Essay 2 July 2011
Peter J. Stanlis (1920–2011)
by Ian Crowe
Review 2 July 2011
book cover Forgotten Name, Enduring Legacy
by David G. Bonagura, Jr.
Founding Federalist: The Life of Oliver Ellsworth by Michael C. Toth (Wilmington, DE: ISI Books, 2011). 240 pages, $25.
Review 2 July 2011
image Directions Back to the Public Square
by A. W. R. Hawkins
Exiting a Dead End Road: A GPS for Christians in Public Discourse edited by Gudrun and Martin Kugler (Vienna, Austria: Kairos Publishing, 2010), paper, 353 pp. (introduction and table of contents available here).
The Classics Revisited 2 July 2011
book cover Bottom Rail on Top
by James E. Person Jr.
Lanterns on the Levee: Recollections of a Planter’s Son by William Alexander Percy (Alfred A. Knopf, 1941), 348 pp.
Review 2 July 2011
book cover Love and Evil in Nazi Germany
by Robert Huddleston
In the Garden of Beasts by Eric Larsen (Crown, 2011). 464 pages, $26.
Symposium 2 July 2011
Metternich vs. McEmpire
by Daniel McCarthy
Symposium: Conservatism and Empire
Symposium 2 July 2011
Empire and the Crisis of American Conservatism
by James Kalb
Symposium: Conservatism and Empire
Symposium 2 July 2011
How the GOP swallowed the Conservative Movement
by Paul Gottfried
Symposium: Conservatism and Empire
Symposium 2 July 2011
And the Tragedy Continues
by Bruce P. Frohnen
Symposium: Conservatism and Empire
Review 2 July 2011
book cover A Child’s Imagination is a Terrible Thing to Waste
by Jason R. Edwards
Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child by Anthony Esolen (ISI Books, November 2010), 320 pp., $26.95.
On Essays and Letters 2 July 2011
image Old Roads and Montesquieu’s Library
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters

All great systems, ethical or political, attain their ascendency over the minds of men by virtue of their appeal to the imagination; and when they cease to touch the chords of wonder and mystery and hope, their power is lost, and men look elsewhere for some set of principles by which they may be guided.

Russell Kirk

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