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Essays

Roe v. Wade at 40

Roe v. Wade at 40

Under the leadership of Chief Justice Warren Burger, who joined it in 1969, the Supreme Court departed from the course taken during the 16-year tenure of his predecessor, Earl Warren.
Wagner High and Low

Wagner High and Low

Richard Wagner (1813-1883) was in his own day, and remains on the bicentennial of his birth, the operatic composer most important to philosophers, literary men, honest-to-goodness intellectuals, and the usual assortment of those impressed above al

Book Reviews

The Thrill is Gone

The Thrill is Gone

A review of Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America, by Dan Balz; The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies, by Jonathan Alter; After Hope and Change: The 2012 Elections and American Politics, by James W. Ceaser, Andrew E. Busch, and John J. Pitney, Jr. The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election, by John Sides and Lynn Vavreck; and A Bad Day On The Romney Campaign: An Insider's Account, by Gabriel Schoenfeld
To Rule and Be Ruled

To Rule and Be Ruled

A review of Aristotle's Teaching in the "Politics", by Thomas Pangle and Aristotle's "Politics": Second Edition, by Aristotle, translated by Carnes Lord
Retracing Our Steps

Retracing Our Steps

A review of Natural Rights Individualism and Progressivism in American Political Philosophy, edited by Ellen Frankel Paul, Jeffrey Paul, and Fred D. Miller, Jr.
Desperate Impact

Desperate Impact

Affirmative action is a classic example of the administrative state's pathology. Congress in the Great Society era outlawed "discrimination based on race."
The Rule of Lawlessness

The Rule of Lawlessness

At first glance, On Constitutional Disobedience by Georgetown law professor Louis Michael Seidman is the latest in a series of recent books that criticize the American Constitution severely, calling for its replacement by a more modern magna carta

Shadow Play

Parthian Shot

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