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The Private Faces of Public Virtue

The Private Faces of Public Virtue

As much as Machiavelli, who in the Discourses on Livy observed that a “corrupt people,” if it should obtain freedom, “can hardly preserve it,” Myron Magnet believes that private virtue is essential to the flourishing of a free society.
A Riddle Wrapped in an Enigma

A Riddle Wrapped in an Enigma

Jonathan Swift was one of the most secretive men who ever lived, the Howard Hughes of 18th-century Britain. Given how well-known his name is today, it comes as a surprise to learn that most of his writings were initially published anonymously.
City Limits

City Limits

A review of Metamorphoses of the City: On the Western Dynamic, by Pierre Manent, translated by Marc LePain

Three Funerals

Three Funerals

Two state funerals in less than two years is a lot for any nation to bear. The first, officiated by liberal commentators after the 2012 election,
George Anastaplo, 1925-2014

George Anastaplo, 1925-2014

When George Anastaplo died on February 14, 2014, he was a distinguished professor at the Loyola University Law School and in the Basic Program in the Liberal Arts at the University of Chicago. He was also a professor emeritus at Dominican University (formerly Rosary College).

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