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Summer 2005

Modern Age

Volume: 47
Number: 3
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Modern Age has been America’s leading conservative quarterly for more than half a century.



Louis Hartz and the Liberal Tradition: From Consensus to Crack-Up
Max Scheler and the Psychopathology of the Terrorist
The Cosmos as Memento Mori: The Ultimate Significance of Modern Science
Conservatism and Creativity in A.E. Housman
Meeting in Meaning: Philosophy and Theory in the Work of F.R. Leavis


Restoring the Meaning of Conservatism

Book Reviews

Matters of Church and State
Owen Chadwick, The Early Reformation on the Continent
Origins of Presentism
J.C.D. Clark, Our Shadowed Present: Modernism, Postmodernism, and History
Self Against Being
Phillipe Bénéton, Equality by Default: An Essay on Modernity as Confinement
New Thoughts on an Old Idea
Louis Dupré, The Enlightenment and the Intellectual Foundations of Modern Culture
Understanding Revolutionary and Jeffersonian America
Philip Hamilton, The Making and Unmaking of a Revolutionary Family: The Trackers of Virginia, 1752&#82111830
A Poet-Cleric's “Little Booke”
Thomas Traherne; David Buresh, ed., Waking up in Heaven: A Contemporary Edition of Centuries of Meditations
Between Conservatism and Reaction
Christopher Olaf Blum, ed., Critics of the Enlightenment: Reading in the French Counter-Revolutionary Tradition


Problems of Identity in America: Two Views
Samuel P. Huntington, Who Are We?: The Challenges to America's National Identity