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Practical Wisdom

Practical Wisdom

Trying to reconcile Burke’s apparent inconsistencies, let alone trying to harmonize him with Lincoln on a theoretical level, is a mistaken enterprise.
Lend Me Your Ears

Lend Me Your Ears

Robert Philip's new book will help you enjoy and understand Bach, Beethoven, Haydn, Mahler, Mozart, and the other greats of the basic repertory.
Becoming White

Becoming White

The much-maligned notion of assimilation—to the new “white majority” culture—will eventually be the order of the day.
Not Worth It

Not Worth It

In a time of increasing public dissatisfaction with America’s colleges and universities, Richard Vedder’s new book may yet show future statesmen how best to restore these institutions to their proper place.
Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad

Europe is about knowing your place. America, gloriously, is about creating any damn place you like—if you can get away with it.
Christian Science?

Christian Science?

If Aristotle is to have “revenge” in metaphysics it will come from a re-characterization that illustrates the relevance of his thought to modern humanity.
Time Out of Joint

Time Out of Joint

Clark’s attempt to draw a parallel between the breakdown of the German state after World War I and the crackup of the 21st-century liberal order fails in both concept and narrative.

Parthian Shot

What Iran Sees

What Iran Sees

Unless Iran is stripped of its nuclear potential in the near future we will be facing a new and perilous front.
Volume XIX4Fall 2019
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