From the Editor's Desk

Correspondence

T.R. and American Democracy

T.R. and American Democracy

Correspondence that takes up the legacy of Teddy Roosevelt; William Howard Taft's tenure as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; gay marriage; and the political and moral pathologies of modern Italy.

Essays

Book Reviews

Dissent of Man

Dissent of Man

A review of Mind and Cosmos:Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False, by Thomas Nagel and Darwin's Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution, by Rebecca Stott
The Road to Freedom

The Road to Freedom

A review of Masters of the Universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the Birth of Neoliberal Politics, by Daniel Stedman Jones and The Great Persuasion: Reinventing Free Markets since the Depression, by Angus Burgin
Pregnant Pause

Pregnant Pause

A review of What to Expect When No One's Expecting: America's Coming Demographic Disaster, by Jonathan V. Last and How the West Really Lost God: A New Theory of Secularization, by Mary Eberstadt.
Bad Script

Bad Script

A review of Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics, by Steven J. Ross
Marshall Law

Marshall Law

A review of The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr: Law, Politics, and the Character Wars of the New Nation, by R. Kent Newmyer
The Thinking Man’s Founder

The Thinking Man’s Founder

A review of James Madison and the Making of America, by Kevin R. C. Gutzman; James Madison, by Richard Brookhiser; and James Madison: A Son of Virginia and a Founder of the Nation, by Jeff Broadwater
Truth Marching On

Truth Marching On

A review of American Antislavery Writings: Colonial Beginnings to Emancipation (Library of America), edited by James G. Basker
The Good Life

The Good Life

A review of Pursuits of Wisdom: Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus, by John M. Cooper

Vol. XIII2Vol. XIII, Number 2, Spring 2013
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