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Spring 2014

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Spring 2014

Modern Age

Volume: 56
Number: 2
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Modern Age has been America’s leading conservative quarterly for more than half a century.

Editor's Note

Divisive Politics and Public Philosophy

Essays

Reexamining America's Public Philosophy
Our Cousin, Mr. Stevens
Past and Present in Robert Penn Warren's
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce
History and Tradition in Virtue Ethics

Reviews

Liberal Imperialism and Liberal Anxiety
“Something Higher”
An Imperial but Classically Liberal Court?
Tocqueville and Democracy: Encore
Reason, Responsibility, and Spiritual Crisis
Dickens, Christianity, and Revolution

Commentary

Why We Should Study the History of Western Civilization

Poetry

Slane Hill Graves
The Shankill Road
Self Succor
A Doe Waits for Death