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Winter 2006

Modern Age

Volume: 48
Number: 1
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Modern Age has been America’s leading conservative quarterly for more than half a century.



The Revolutionary Conservatism of Jefferson's Small Republics
Rediscovering the Heroic Conservatism of Richard M. Weaver [Part Two]
The Perils of America's Progress
Edmund Husserl and the Crisis of Europe
Augustine's Confessions and Voegelin's Philosophy
Reading the Iliad in the Light of Eternity
Ian Robinson and the English Tradition


Restoring the Meaning of Conservatism [Part Two]

Book Reviews

Reaching for Something Beyond
Ian Ker, The Catholic Revival in English Literature, 1845–1961: Newman, Hopkins, Belloc, Chesterton, Greene, Waugh
The Modern Moral Sense
Thomas Fleming, The Morality of Everyday Life: Rediscovering an Ancient Alternative to the Liberal Tradition
Thwarting the Terrorists
Susan Neiman, Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy
Jews and American Conservatism
Murray Friedman, ed., “Commentary” in American Life; Murray Friedman, The Neoconservative Revolution: Jewish Intellectuals and the Shaping of Public Policy
The Politics of Fear and Hatred
John Lukacs, Democracy and Populism: Fear and Hatred
German Philosophy and the Ethical Life
Dennis Schmidt, On Germans and Other Greeks: Tragedy and Ethical Life


Ernest Hemingway