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Volume 44, Issue 1 - Fall 2017

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Does Liberalism Lack Virtue? A Critique of Alasdair MacIntyre's Reactionary Politics
by Jason W. Blakely

Bethlehemic Trilogy: Political Apology of the Davidic Kingship
by Nicholas J. Higgins

Political Philosophy and Democracy: On Xenophon's Regime of the Athenians
by Gregory A. McBrayer


On the Happiness of the Philosophic Life by Heinrich Meier; translated by Robert Berman
reviewed by Ian Dagg

Leo Strauss on Science by Svetozar Minkov
reviewed by Nathan Dinneen


American Constitutionalism, Marriage, and the Family, edited by Patrick N. Cain and David Ramsey
reviewed by Francis J. Beckwith

Two Works by Marcus Tullius Cicero: On Duties, translated by Benjamin Patrick Newton, and On the Republic and On the Laws, translated by David Fott
reviewed by Eli Friedland

God and Politics in Esther by Yoram Hazony
reviewed by Jonathan Gondelman

Mad Men: The Death and Redemption of American Democracy, edited by Sara MacDonald and Andrew Moore
reviewed by Katherine Paton Hoss

Political Philosophy and the Challenge of Revealed Religion by Heinrich Meier, translated by Robert Berman
by Douglas Kries

A Fortunate Universe by Geraint Lewis and Luke Barnes
reviewed by Tucker Landy

Montesquieu's Political Economy by Andrew Scott Bibby
reviewed by John Peterson

On Civic Republicanism, edited by Geoffrey C. Kellow and Neven Leddy
reviewed by Nathan Pinkoski

Constitutionalism, Executive Power, and the Spirit of Moderation, edited by Giorgi Areshidze, Paul O. Carrese, and Suzanna Sherry
reviewed by David Lewis Schaefer

Heidegger, Philosophy, and Politics by Jacques Derrida, Hans-Georg Gadamer, and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe; edited by Mireille Calle-Gruber, translated by Jeff Fort
reviewed by Susan Meld Shell

Persecution or Toleration by Adam Wolfson
reviewed by Cole Simmons

Redefining the Muslim Community by Alexander Orwin
reviewed by Karen Taliaferro

The Framers' Coup by Michael J. Klarman
reviewed by Quentin Taylor