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Summer 2006

Modern Age

Volume: 48
Number: 3
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Modern Age has been America’s leading conservative quarterly for more than half a century.



War, Power, and Supremacy: A Conservative Interpretation
The Secret of Straussianism
The Conservative Moral Philosophy of Scheler and Kolnai
Orwell and Catholicism
The Trilling Family “Romance”: Report of a Psychoanalytic Autopsy
Mystic, Political Philosophy, and Play


Restoring the Meaning of Conservatism: Final Reflections

Book Reviews

The World of Michael Oakeshott
Our Friend Mr. Darwin?
Larry Arnhart, Darwinian Conservatism
Betraying Conservative Principles
Bruce Bartlett, Impostor: How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy
The English Spring of Catholicism
Adam Schwartz, The Third Spring: G.K. Chesterton, Graham Greene, Christopher Dawson, and David Jones
Peter Knox-Shaw, Jane Austen and the Enlightenment


The Moral Economy of Meritocracy