In Search of Civilization: Remaking a Tarnished Idea John Armstrong Graywolf Press, 2011, 208 pp., $24.00 By Peter Lopatin As the subtitle of John Armstrong’s latest book suggests—and correctly so—the notion of “Civilization” has lately fallen into disrepute and desuetude in intellectual and academic circles. Hostility to “civilization” as an intellectual theme and [...]
As the “mancession” continues to displace the traditional male breadwinner and prolong young mens’ extended adolescence, the state of American manliness is much in debate. A clash between two titans of classical liberalism points the way toward the masculine ideal that deserves to make a comeback. Men at Arms: Rousseau and Burke Debate Masculinity [...]
What conservatism can offer disability activism.
With last week’s passage of a $787 billion stimulus package, for which the words “largest ever” don’t even seem to do justice, the defenders of the free market have gone into hiding. It’s time they found their voice again.
Conservatives in 2008 are stuck in a monumental funk. Enter Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam, who have written a provocative new treatise on a way out of the morass.
With his musings on happiness economics, popular public intellectual Will Wilkinson hopes to prove that freedom is the surest route to well-being—and, of course, that liberaltarianism is the fastest way to get there.
How conservatives get academia wrong.
Why conservatives should embrace new ideas and local governance.
How cloning Tom Wolfe can save right-wing journalism.
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