- The Pink Police State and Risk Summer 2014
Second of two reflections on the “Pink Police State” thesis of James Poulos. Gobry sees severe risk-aversion behind the rise of the pink police state and suggests some possible responses.
- The Worseness Accelerating Summer 2014
First of two reflections on the “Pink Police State” thesis of James Poulos. Bloom looks with some concern at the context in which Poulos’s “anthropological reform” must necessarily occur.
- What We’re Reading (Summer 2014) Spring 2014
- Reading Recommendations for 2014 Winter 2014
- The Personalism of The Conservative Mind Summer 2013
- Reflections of a Conservative Liberal Summer 2013
- What Is the Legacy of ‘The Conservative Mind’? Summer 2013
- Life Is Worth Living Summer 2013
- The Joyful Conservative Summer 2013
- A Problem of Definition Summer 2013
- The Deeper Roots of Social Order Summer 2013
- An Excursion into the Broader World Summer 2013
- The Needs of Modernity’s Orphans Summer 2013
- What We’re Reading (Summer 2013) Spring 2013
We’re back with another collection of summer reading recommendations from our reviewers and friends.
- Out of the Nursery to College, Back to the Nursery
A symposium on Fahrenheit 451. Robert M. Woods looks at Anti-Intellectualism and Authentic Learning in Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451
- Running About with Lit Matches Spring 2013
A symposium on Fahrenheit 451. Ashlee Cowles looks at the appeal to the moral imagination in Bradbury's work.
- The Pulpy Roots of ‘Fahrenheit 451’ Spring 2013
A symposium on Fahrenheit 451. Thomas Bertonneau looks at themes and publishing history in Bradbury's short stories that led up to the great dystopia.
- The Bookman goes back to school Summer 2012
- What We’re Reading (Summer 2012) Summer 2012
As a special summer feature, we’ve asked our valued contributors to tell us what they’re planning to read this summer. We hope it provides you with ideas of your own.
- And the Tragedy Continues Summer 2011
- How the GOP swallowed the Conservative Movement Summer 2011
- Empire and the Crisis of American Conservatism Summer 2011
- Metternich vs. McEmpire Summer 2011
- Is Conservatism Dead? Website Exclusives (2009)
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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The Edmund Burke Society of America is pleased to announce a call for papers and open registration for “Edmund Burke and Patriotism,” their third conference on Edmund Burke. It will be held on February 27 and 28, 2015 at Villanova University. Keynote addresses will be from David Bromwich, Michael Brown, and Regina Janes. Please see this link for details and to register.
(27 Aug 2014)
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