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Summer 1998

Modern Age

Volume: 40
Number: 3
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Modern Age has been America’s leading conservative quarterly for more than half a century.



The Principles of Right
Nationalism, Imperialism, Identity: Second Thoughts
The Tapestry of My Life


Max Scheler: Early Pioneer of Twentieth-Century Philosophy
Jacques Maritain: Protean Figure of the Century

Book Reviews

The Agony of Victory
John V. Denson, ed., The Costs of War: America's Pyrrhic Victories
The Time to Speak
Henry Regnery, A Few Reasonable Words: Selected Writings
Jefferson as a Man of Moderation
Conor Cruise O'Brien, The Long Affair: Thomas Jefferson and the French Revolution
Minding Our Manners
Digby Anderson, ed., Gentility Recalled: “Mere” Manners and the Making of the Social Order
Beyond the Liberal Myth
Barry Alan Shain, The Myth of American Individualism: The Protestant Origins of American Political Thought
History Beyond Epistemology
Charles R. Bambach, Heidegger, Dilthey, and the Crisis of Historicism
To Be One's Sell
Robert Drake, What Will You Do for an Encore? And Other Stories
A Triumph for Tradition
Ernest Rutherfurd, London, The Novel


Pilgrimages and Destinations in the Ghostly Tales of Russell Kirk
Corresponding Effects: Artless Writing in the Age of E-mail


A Critique of “Liberty: Neglect and Abuse”
Last Chances