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Athwart History: Half a Cent... - Linda Bridges, Roger Kimball

Athwart History: Half a Cent...Linda Bridges, Roger Kimball

For most of the last century, William F. Buckley Jr. was the leading figure in the conservative movement in America. The magazine he founded in 1955, National Review, brought together writers representing every strand of conservative though… more

Athwart History: Half a Century of Polemics, Animadversions, and Illuminations: A William F. Buckley Jr. Omnibus
Linda Bridges, Roger Kimball
Encounter Books , English
Ideas Have Consequences: Exp... - Richard M. Weaver

Ideas Have Consequences: Exp...Richard M. Weaver

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Originally published in 1948, at the height of post–World War II optimism and confidence in collective security, Ideas Have Consequences uses “words hard as cannonballs” to present an unsparing diagnosis of the ills of the modern age. Widel… more

Ideas Have Consequences: Expanded Edition
Richard M. Weaver
University of Chicago Press , English
The New Leviathan: The State... -

The New Leviathan: The State...

The ideas and policies that are percolating down from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and Capitol Hill—increased government intervention, calls to “spread the wealth around,” onerous regulations, and bailouts for all—are not new. We’ve been down t… more

The New Leviathan: The State Versus the Individual in the 21st Century
Encounter Books , English
Machiavelli's Virtue - Harvey C. Mansfield

Machiavelli's VirtueHarvey C. Mansfield

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Uniting thirty years of authoritative scholarship by a master of textual detail, Machiavelli’s Virtue is a comprehensive statement on the founder of modern politics. Harvey Mansfield reveals the role of sects in Machiavelli’s politics, his … more

Machiavelli’s Virtue
Harvey C. Mansfield
University of Chicago Press , English
Lives of the Mind: The Use a... - Roger Kimball

Lives of the Mind: The Use a...Roger Kimball

Mr. Kimball, one of the best of our cultural critics, offers a lively and penetrating study of genius—and pseudo-genius—at work, and investigates the use and abuse of intelligence. Drawing on figures as various as Plutarch and Hegel, Kier… more

Lives of the Mind: The Use and Abuse of Intelligence from Hegel to Wodehouse
Roger Kimball
Ivan R. Dee, Publisher , English
Understanding Anti-Americani... - Paul Hollander

Understanding Anti-Americani...Paul Hollander

Although it has been a global phenomenon for decades before recent acts of massive violence, anti-Americanism has prompted few serious studies in English. This collection of original reports and observations seeks to explain its impact in a… more

Understanding Anti-Americanism: Its Orgins and Impact at Home and Abroad
Paul Hollander
Ivan R. Dee , English
Tenured Radicals: How Politi... - Roger Kimball

Tenured Radicals: How Politi...Roger Kimball

Since Tenured Radicals first appeared in 1990, it has achieved a stature as the leading critique of the ways in which the humanities are now taught and studied at American universities. Trenchant and witty, it lays bare the sham of what now… more

Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Our Higher Education
Roger Kimball
Ivan R. Dee , English
When Words Lose Their Meanin... - James Boyd White

When Words Lose Their Meanin...James Boyd White

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Through fresh readings of texts ranging from Homer’s Iliad, Swift’s Tale of a Tub, and Austen’s Emma through the United States Constitution and McCulloch v. Maryland, James Boyd White examines the relationship between an individual mind and… more

When Words Lose Their Meaning: Constitutions and Reconstitutions of Language, Character, and Community
James Boyd White
University of Chicago Press , English
The Catholic William F. Buck... -

The Catholic William F. Buck...

William F. Buckley Jr. was a prominent conservative American political commentator, who was known for his rhetorical brilliance and frequent wit. In his eighty-two- plus years, he founded National Review, wrote fifty-five books, thousands o… more

The Catholic William F. Buckley, Jr.: Portsmouth Review (Sheed & Ward Books)
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers , English
From Two Cultures to No Cult... - Raymond Tallis, Roger Kimbal...

From Two Cultures to No Cult...Raymond Tallis, Roger Kimbal...

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In 1959 C.P. Snow delivered the annual Rede Lecture in Cambridge under the title of ‘The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution’. Snow warned of a gap that had opened up between scientists and the ‘literary intellectuals’ that made it a… more

From Two Cultures to No Culture: C. P. Snow’s Two Cultures Lecture Fifty Years On
Raymond Tallis, Roger Kimball, Frank Furedi
Civitas: Institute for the Study of Civil Society , English
The Rape of the Masters: How... - Roger Kimball

The Rape of the Masters: How...Roger Kimball

Colleges and universities used to teach art history to encourage connoisseurship and acquaint students with the riches of our artistic heritage. But now, as Roger Kimball reveals in this witty and provocative book, the student is less likel… more

The Rape of the Masters: How Political Correctness Sabotages Art
Roger Kimball
Encounter Books , English
The Fortunes of Permanence: ... - Roger Kimball

The Fortunes of Permanence: ...Roger Kimball

“Cultural instructions.” Everyone who has handled a package of seedlings has encountered that enigmatic advisory. This much water and that much sun, certain tips about fertilizer, soil, and drainage. Planting one sort of flower nearby keeps… more

The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia
Roger Kimball
St. Augustines Press , English
The Long March: How the Cult... - Roger Kimball

The Long March: How the Cult...Roger Kimball

In The Long March, Roger Kimball, the author of Tenured Radicals, shows how the “cultural revolution” of the 1960s and ‘70s took hold in America, lodging in our hearts and minds, and affecting our innermost assumptions about what counts as … more

The Long March: How the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s Changed America
Roger Kimball
Encounter Books , English

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