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Volume 44, Issue 2 - Winter 2018

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Mark Twain's Joan of Arc: An American Woman?
by Christine J. Basil & Rachel K. Alexander

Living Automatically, Living Remotely: On the Contemporary Reduction of Experience and Decision-Making Spaces
by Alfonso Galindo Hervás

Natural Justice and the Nature of Justice in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics
by John C. Koritansky

In Search of the Comprehensive Science: The Way to Philosophy of Alfarabi's Plato
by Alexander Orwin


Flannery O'Connor: A Political Companion, edited by Henry T. Edmondson III
reviewed Ralph C. Wood


Machiavelli's Politics by Catherine Zuckert
reviewed by Marco Andreacchio

Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair by Bonnie Honig
reviewed by Thomas M. J. Bateman

Fit for the Presidency? by Seymour Morris Jr.
reviewed by Thomas M. J. Bateman

Machiavelli on Liberty and Conflict, edited by David Johnston, Nadia Urbinati, and Camila Vergara
reviewed by Jarrett A. Carty

The Political Theory of the American Founding: Natural Rights, Public Policy, and the Moral Conditions of Freedom by Thomas G. West
reviewed by Eric R. Claeys

An Archaeology of the Political: Regimes of Power from the Seventeenth Century to the Present by Elías José Palti
reviewed by Elizabeth C'de Baca Eastman

Rousseau's Rejuvenation of Political Philosophy: A New Introduction by Nelson Lund
reviewed by Paul Ludwig

Heidegger and Politics: The Ontology of Radical Discontent by Alexander S. Duff
reviewed by Thomas Merrill

Rousseau on Education, Freedom, and Judgment by Denise Schaeffer
reviewed by Jason Neidleman

Founding Acts: Constitutional Origins in a Democratic Age by Serdar Tekin
reviewed by John R. Pottenger

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

Volume 43/3 Spring 2017

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The Political Theorizing of Aeschylus's Persians
by Thornton Lockwood

The Qur'an, Reason, and Revelation: Islamic Revelation and Its Relationship with Reason and Philosophy
by Rasoul Namazi

Machiavelli's The Prince and the Discourses: A Recently Discovered Lecture
edited by Rasoul Namazi
by Leo Strauss


On Human Nature
by Roger Scruton
reviewed by J. A. Colen

Rawls's Political Liberalism edited by Thom Brooks and Martha C. Nussbaum, and The Cambridge Rawls Lexicon
edited by Jon Mandle and David A. Reidy
reviewed by Jerome C. Foss

Cicero's Skepticism and His Recovery of Political Philosophy
by Walter Nicgorski
reviewed by David Fott

The Book of Job: A New Translation with In-Depth Commentary
by Robert D. Sacks
reviewed by Steven H. Frankel

The Second Birth: On the Political Beginnings of Human Existence
by Tilo Schabert; translated by Javier Ibàñez-Noé
reviewed by Lindsay Glover

Cartesian Psychophysics and the Whole Nature of Man
by Richard F. Hassing
reviewed by Pamela Kraus

Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow
by Steven B. Smith
reviewed by Haig Patapan

The Form of Politics: Aristotle and Plato on Friendship
by John von Heyking
reviewed by Nathan Pinkoski

Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates by Robert C. Bartlett
reviewed by Linda R. Rabieh

After One Hundred and Twenty: Reflecting on Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in the Jewish Tradition
by Hillel Halkin
reviewed by Richard S. Ruderman

Brill's Companion to Leo Strauss' Writings on Classical Political Thought
by Timothy Burns
reviewed by Antoine P. St-Hilaire

Volume 43/2 (Winter 2017)

On Rousseau's Confession of Faith of the Savoyard Vicar
by Hilail Gildin

Simon Stevin's Vita Politica: Pre-provisional Morality?
by Daniel P. Maher

Poetry and Reason: A Midsummer Night's Dream
by Rafael Major

Biblical Exegesis as a Way of Philosophizing: The Beginning and the End of Maimonides's Guide of the Perplexed
by Ying Zhang

The Challenge of Modernizing Seventeenth-Century English Political Texts: A Response to Foster
by Lee Ward

A Reply to Lee Ward
by David Foster


Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue: Creating the Foundations of Classical Civilization
by Peter J. Ahrensdorf
reviewed by Robert Goldberg

Principle and Prudence in Western Political Thought,
edited by Christopher Lynch and Jonathan Marks
reviewed by Stephen A. Block

The Socratic Turn: Knowledge of Good and Evil in an Age of Science
by Dustin Sebell
reviewed by Eric Buzzetti

The Philosopher's English King: Shakespeare's Henriad as Political Philosophy
by Leon Harold Craig
reviewed by Bernard J. Dobski

Humanitarian Ethics: A Guide to the Morality of Aid in War and Disaster
by Hugo Slim
reviewed by Joshua D. King

The Foundations of Natural Morality: On the Compatibility of Natural Rights and the Natural Law
by S. Adam Seagrave
reviewed by Peter McNamara

Beyond Radical Secularism: How France and the Christian West Should Respond to the Islamic Challenge
by Pierre Manent; translated by Ralph C. Hancock
reviewed by Deborah O'Malley

Xenophon the Socratic Prince: The Argument of the Anabasis of Cyrus
by Eric Buzzetti
reviewed by Lorraine Pangle

Philosophy and the Puzzles of Hamlet
by Leon Harold Craig
reviewed by Nathan Pinkoski

Arendt's Judgment: Freedom, Responsibility, Citizenship
by Jonathan Peter Schwartz
reviewed by Manu Samnotra

Volume 43/1 (Fall 2016)

by Timothy W. Burns, Marco Andreacchio, Javier Berzal de Dios, Ann Hartle, David Lewis Schaefer & John F. Wilson

Does Toleration Require Religious Skepticism? An Examination of Locke's Letters on Toleration and Essay concerning Human Understanding
by Giorgi Areshidze

Nietzsche, Tocqueville, and Maritain: On the Secularization of Religion as the Source of Modern Democracy
by Robert P. Kraynak

Maimonides on Prophecy and the Moral Law
by Benjamin Lorch

Sculpting Modernity: Machiavelli and Michelangelo's David
by Christopher Scott McClure

The Love of God: Divine Gift, Human Gratitude, and Mutual Faithfulness in Judaism
by Jon D. Levenson
reviewed by Allan Arkush

The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke: From the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence
by David Bromwich
reviewed by D. N. Byrne

Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy
by Aishwary Kumar
reviewed by Christopher Colmo

Heidegger, Strauss, and the Premises of Philosophy: On Original Forgetting
by Richard L. Velkley
reviewed by Alexander Duff

Two Treatises of Government by John Locke, edited, with an introduction and notes
by Lee Ward
reviewed by David Foster

Thomas More: Why Patron of Statesmen?
edited by Travis Curtright
reviewed by Martha Rice Martini

Leo Strauss and the Recovery of Medieval Political Philosophy
by Joshua Parens
reviewed by Alexander Orwin

Tocqueville and the Frontiers of Democracy
edited by Ewa Atanassow and Richard Boyd
reviewed by Rene Paddags

The Free Animal: Rousseau on Free Will and Human Nature
by Lee MacLean
reviewed by Rene Paddags

Terrorism Unjustified: The Use and Misuse of Political Violence
by Vicente Medina
reviewed by Jonathan W. Pidluzny

Alfarabi: The Political Writings, Volume II
edited by Charles E. Butterworth
reviewed by Ahmed Ali Siddiqi

Machiavelli's Legacy: "The Prince" after Five Hundred Years
edited by Timothy Fuller
reviewed by Vickie B. Sullivan

Volume 42/3 (Spring 2016)

Holbein and Plato on the Quadrivium
by David Foster

A Woman’s Laws and a Man’s: Eros and Thumos in Rousseau’s Julie, or The New Heloise (1761) and The Deer Hunter (1978)
by Nelson Lund

Socrates’s Argument for the Superiority of the Life Dedicated to Politics
by Thomas L. Pangle

How Philosophy Became Socratic: A Study of Plato’s "Protagoras," "Charmides," and "Republic" by Laurence Lampert
reviewed by Liu Xiaofeng

The Meanings of Rights: The Philosophy and Social Theory of Rights, edited by Costas Douzinas and Conor Gearty; Libertarian Philosophy in the Real World: The Politics of Natural Rights by Mark D. Friedman; The Cambridge Companion to Liberalism by Steven Wall
reviewed by Matthew Post

Reply to Antoine Pageau St.-Hilaire’s Review of After Leo Strauss: New Directions in Platonic Political Philosophy by Tucker Landy

Strauss’s Platonism and the Fate of Metaphysics: A Rejoinder to Tucker Landy’s Reply by Antoine P. St-Hilaire

Arendtian Constitutionalism: Law, Politics and the Order of Freedom by Christian Volk
reviewed by Rodrigo Chacón

Scripture and Law in the Dead Sea Scrolls by Alex P. Jassen
reviewed by Ross J. Corbett

On Sovereignty and other Political Delusions by Joan Cocks; Freedom Beyond Sovereignty: Reconstructing Liberal Individualism by Sharon Krause
reviewed by Bernard J. Dobski

On Plato’s "Euthyphro" by Ronna Burger
reviewed by Lewis Fallis

Political Philosophy: What It Is and Why It Matters by Ronald Beiner
reviewed by Hannes Kerber

Western Civilization and the Academy by Bradley C. S. Watson
reviewed by Pavlos Leonidas Papadopoulos

Democracy in Decline? by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner
reviewed by Antonio Sosa

Making Religion Safe for Democracy: Transformation from Hobbes to Tocqueville by J. Judd Owen
reviewed by Dana Jalbert Stauffer

The First American Founder: Roger Williams and Freedom of Conscience by Alan E. Johnson
reviewed by John B. Tieder Jr.

The Political Is Political: Conformity and the Illusion of Dissent in Contemporary Political Philosophy by Lorna Finlayson
reviewed by Shawn Welnak

Vol 42/2 (Winter 2016)

Leo Strauss and the Rebirth of Classics in China by Xiaofeng Liu

Nietzsche’s Politics of Writing: Some Preliminary Considerations on Beyond Good and Evil by Ryan Scheerlinck

Machiavelli’s Inflationary Economy of Violence: Notes on the Story of Agathocles by Gregory S. Weiner

The Companion to Raymond Aron, edited by José Colen and Elisabeth Dutartre-Michaut; reviewed by Will Morrisey

Seeing Things Politically: Interviews with Bénédicte Delorme-Montini, by Pierre Manent; translated by Ralph C. Hancock
individually reviewed by Will Morrisey and Peter Koritansky

What Would Socrates Do? by Joel Alden Schlosser; reviewed by Dwight Allman

Wily Elites and Spirited Peoples in Machiavelli’s Republicanism by David N. Levy; reviewed by Jarrett Carty

Comic Cure for Delusional Democracy by Gene Fendt; reviewed by J. A. Colen

The Religious Origins of American Freedom and Equality by David Peddle; reviewed by Jerome C. Foss

Un-Willing by Eva Brann; reviewed by Bryan-Paul Frost

After Leo Strauss by Tucker Landy; reviewed by A. Pageau St-Hilaire

Recollecting Dante’s Divine Comedy in the Novels of Mark Helprin by Barry Craig and Sara MacDonald; reviewed by Charles T. Rubin

Modern and American Dignity by Peter Augustine Lawler; reviewed by Thomas E. Schneider

Leo Strauss: Man of Peace by Robert Howse; reviewed by G. T. Sigalet

Vol 42/1 (Fall 2015)

Socrates’s Spirited Defense of Knowledge: Continence, Incontinence, and Human Action in Book VII of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics by Stephen A. Block & Patrick Cain

Reputation and Virtue: The Rhetorical Achievement of Socrates in Xenophon’s Apology by Kazutaka Kondo

On “The Literary Character of the Guide for the Perplexed”: Aporia and Euporia by Michael Millerman

The Spirit of the Age: J. S. Mill’s Radical Manifesto by Quentin Taylor

Thucydides and the Pursuit of Freedom by Mary P. Nichols; reviewed by Joseph Alulis

Philosophy Between the Lines: The Lost History of Esoteric Writing by Arthur M. Melzer; reviewed by Jeffrey A. Bernstein

Leo Strauss: On the Borders of Judaism, Philosophy, and History by Jeffrey Bernstein; Leo Strauss on Maimonides: The Complete Writings, edited by Kenneth Hart Green; Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides by Kenneth Hart Green; reviewed by Steven Frankel

Redeeming the Prince: The Meaning of Machiavelli’s Masterpiece by Maurizio Viroli; reviewed by Gregory A. McBrayer

Leo Strauss’s Defense of the Philosophic Life: Reading “What Is Political Philosophy?,” edited by Rafael Major; reviewed by Susan McWilliams

A Philosophical Enquiry into the Sublime and Beautiful, edited by Paul Guyer; reviewed by Frank N. Pagano

In Search of Humanity: Essays in Honor of Clifford Orwin, edited by Andrea Radasanu; reviewed by David Lewis Schaefer

Democracy in Decline: Steps in the Wrong Direction by James Allan; reviewed by Thomas E. Schneider

Sovereignty: The Origin and Future of a Political and Legal Concept by Dieter Grimm; reviewed by Stephen Sims

Vol 41/2 (Fall 2014) & Vol 41/3 (Spring 2015)

Vol 41/2 (Fall 2014)

The Unbridled Tongue: Plato, Parrhesia, and Philosophy by Sophie Bourgault

Fulfillment in As You Like It by Richard Burrow

Strauss’s Machiavelli and Dostoyevsky’s Grand Inquisitor by Alexandru Racu

Leo Strauss and the Crisis of Rationalism: Another Reason, Another Enlightenment by Corine Pelluchon; reviewed by Steven H. Frankel

Political Philosophy Cross-Examined: Perennial Challenges to the Philosophic Life by Thomas L. Pangle and J. Harvey Lomax; reviewed by Michael Harding

Locke, Science, and Politics by Steven Forde; reviewed by Will Morrisey

Vol 41/3 (Spring 2015)

Happy City, Happy Citizens? The Common Good and the Private Good in Plato’s Republic
by Jonathan Culp

The Problematic Power of Musical Instruments in the Bible
by Aryeh Tepper

Ancients and Moderns under the Empire of Circe: Machiavelli’s The Ass,
Translation and Commentary by Julien Carriere & Steven Berg

Liberal Education Imperiled: Toward a Resurrection of Reason and Revelation in Higher Education
by Erik S. Root

Leo Strauss on Moses Mendelssohn, translated and edited by Martin D. Yaffe; reviewed by Fred Baumann

On the God of the Christians (and on one or two others) by Rémi Brague; reviewed by Gregory A. McBrayer

Shakespeare’s Political Wisdom by Timothy W. Burns; reviewed by Rafael Major

Vol 40/3 (Winter 2014) & Vol 41/1 (Spring 2014)

Philosophia and the Love of Wisdom by Joshua I. Weinstein

Aristotle, Locke, and the American Founding: The Real Truth about Leo Strauss by Edward J. Erler

Spinoza’s Subversive Textbook by Jeremy Bell

Beginning Biblical Hebrew: Intentionality and Grammar by Robert D. Sacks; reviewed by Steven H. Frankel

Tyranny: A New Interpretation by Waller R. Newell reviewed by L. Joseph Hebert

Debating the Ethics of Immigration: Is There a Right to Exclude? by Christopher Heath Wellman and Phillip Cole reviewed by Mark Hoipkemier

Natural Right and Political Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Catherine and Michael Zuckert, edited by Ann & Lee Ward; reviewed by Will Morrisey

Vol 40/2 (Fall 2013)

Socratic Testing: Protagoras 310a-314b by John S. Treantafelles

The Book of Religion’s Political and Pedagogical Objectives by Waseem El-Rayes

Unmasking Limbo: Reading Inferno IV as Key to Dante’s Comedy by Marco Andreacchio

Freedom in Shakespeare’s English History Plays by Chris Barker

The Pleasure of Philosophizing and Its Moral Foundation by James Carey

Hermeneutics and Political Theory by Jürgen Gebhardt

The Major Political Writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau translated and edited by John T. Scott; reviewed by Gregory A. McBrayer

Reason, Tradition, and the Good: MacIntyre’s Tradition-Constituted Reason and Frankfurt School Critical Theory by Jeffery L. Nicholas reviewed by James Fetter

Vol 40/1 (Spring 2013)

The Dialectic of Political and Private Senses of Ethical Virtue in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics by John Tutuska

The State of Philosophy and Thomas More’s Utopia by Tom van Malssen

Leo Strauss, Gershom Scholem, and the Reason-Revelation Problem by Alberto Ghibellini

Maimonides and Spinoza: Their Conflicting Views of Human Nature by Joshua Parens reviewed by Jeffrey A. Bernstein

Ever Ancient, Ever New: Ruminations on the City, the Soul, and the Church by Ernest L. Fortin reviewed by Scott Kuzner

After Tocqueville: The Promise and Failure of Democracy by Chilton Williamson Jr. reviewed by Will Morrisey

The Eyes of the People: Democracy in an Age of Spectatorship by Jeffrey Edward Green reviewed by David Ragazzoni

Reason and Revelation before Historicism: Strauss and Fackenheim by Sharon Portnoff reviewed by Martin J. Plax

Vol 39/3 (Fall 2012)

The Choice of Lives and the Virtue of Moderation by Benjamin Lorch

The City of Arts, the City of Law, and the Problem of the End of Man: Maimonides’s Treatment of Final Causality in the Commentary on the "Mishnah" by Steven Berg

A New Perspective on Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil by Timothy W. Burns

Why Leo Strauss Matters Today by Lucien Oulahbib

A Reply to Jeffrey Bernstein by William Altman

Response to Altman by Jeffrey Bernstein

Vol 39/2 (Spring/Summer 2012)

More Early Writings by Leo Strauss from the Jüdische Wochenzeitung für Cassel, Hessen und Waldeck (1925–1928) by Thomas Meyer with translation by Michael Zank

Reexamining Political Participation in Rousseau’s Political Thought: Does Citizens’ Political Participation Include Public Discussions and Debates? by Jung In Kang

A History of Trust in Ancient Greece by Steven Johnstone reviewed by Catherine M. A. McCauliff

Plato and the Talmud by Jacob Howland reviewed by Charles T. Rubin

Young Thomas More and the Arts of Liberty by Gerard B. Wegemer reviewed by L. Joseph Hebert

Rousseau’s Platonic Enlightenment by David Lay Williams
Rousseau on Philosophy, Morality, and Religion edited by Christopher Kelly reviewed by René M. Paddags

The German Stranger: Leo Strauss and National Socialism by William H. F. Altman reviewed by Jeffrey Bernstein

The Nationalization of American Political Parties, 18801896 by Daniel Klinghard reviewed by Andrew Bramsen

Governing through Institution Building: Institutional Theory and Recent European Experiments in Democratic Organization by Johan P. Olsen reviewed by Lawrence M. Mead

Reply to Leibowitz by David Levy

Vol 39/1 (Winter 2011)

Aristotle’s Politics on the Hoof: Sparta, Crete, and Carthage by Leslie G. Rubin

Dante’s Statius: The Comedy of Conversion by Steven Berg

Dante’s Statius and Christianity: A Reading of Purgatorio XXI and XXII in Their Poetic Context by Marco Andreacchio

David Hume’s Two Interpretations of Cartesian Doubt
by Hilail Gildin

Reply to Levy: Socrates’s Post-Delphic Refutations
by David Leibowitz

Art in Public: Politics, Economics, and a Democratic Culture by Lambert Zuidervaart reviewed by Cameron O’Bannon

Vol 38/3 (Fall 2011)

Kent’s "Obscurred Course": A Covert Coup Attempt in 2.2-4 of Shakespeare’s King Lear by Michael McShane

Habermas between Athens and Jerusalem: Public Reason and Atheistic Theology by Miguel Vatter

The Ironic Defense of Socrates by David Leibowitz, reviewed by David Levy

The Language of Law and the Foundations of American Constitutionalism by Gary McDowell, reviewed by Robert Faulkner

Church, State, and Original Intent by Donald L. Drakeman, reviewed by David F. Forte

Civil Religion: A Dialogue in the History of Political Philosophy by Ronald Beiner, reviewed by Faisal Baluch

Imperial Sceptics: British Critics of Empire, 1850-1920 by Gregory Claeys, reviewed by Will Morrisey

Vol 38/2 (Spring 2011)

Dialectic, Virtue, and Recollection in Plato's "Meno" by Laurence Berns

Maimonides on Piety and the Cure of the Soul: "Eight Chapters" 1-4 by Steven Berg

Social Ontology and the General Will: Hegel's Critique of Rousseau by J. Alden Stout

Friedrich Nietzsche: A Philosophical Biography by Julian Young, reviewed by Ruth Abbey

Playing the Fool: Subversive Laughter in Troubled Times by Ralph Lerner, reviewed by Martin J. Plax

Illiberal Justice: John Rawls vs. the American Political Tradition by David Lewis Schaefer, reviewed by S. Adam Seagrave

Vol 38/1 (Fall 2011)

Marcellinus’ "Life of Thucydides," translated, with an introductory essay by Timothy Burns

"Thumos" and Psychophysics in Descartes’s "Passions of the Soul" by Richard F. Hassing

Libertarianism Ancient and Modern: Reflections on the Strauss-Rothbard Debate by Colin D. Pearce

Rousseau’s Critique of Science: A Commentary on the "Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts," by Jeff J.S. Black, reviewed by Jonathan Culp

Vol 37/3 (Spring 2010)

Political Science and the Irrational: Plato’s "Alcibiades" by Christopher L. Lauriello

Creation as Parable in Maimonides’ "Guide of the Perplexed" by Roslyn Weiss

Questioning Northrop Frye’s Adaptation of Vico by Marco Andreacchio

Greek Tragedy and Political Philosophy: Rationalism and Religion in Sophocles’ Theban Plays by Peter J. Ahrensdorf, reviewed by Patrick Coby

Plato’s Meno translated by George Anastaplo and Laurence Berns, by Mark Pryor

Aristotle’s Dialogue with Socrates: On the Nicomachean Ethics by Ronna Burger, by Evanthia Speliotis

God and the Founders: Madison, Washington, and Jefferson by Vincent Phillip Muñoz, by Donald L. Drakeman

The Dilemma of Progressivism: How Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson Reshaped the American Regime of Self-Government by Will Morrisey, by W. B. Allen

Orientalism and Islam: European Thinkers on Oriental Despotism in the Middle East and India by Michael Curtis, by Üner Daglier

Vol 37/2 (Winter 2010)

Thucydides’ Philosophic Turn to Causes by Bernard J. Dobski

Martin Luther’s Restoration of Temporal Government by Jarrett A. Carty

Tocqueville on Human Nature and Natural Right by Donald J. Maletz

“Politics As Opposed to Tradition”: The Presence of Nietzsche and Spinoza in the
“Zionist Essays” of Leo Strauss
by Robert Miner

New Heaven, New Earth: Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra by Jan H. Blits, reviewed by Abram N. Shulsky

Vol 37/1 (Fall 2009)

Redeeming Modernity: The Ascent of Eros and Wisdom in Hegel’s Phenomenology
Waller R. Newell

Suffrage and Democracy in the Political Philosophy of John Locke
Manfred Brocker

The Theory of Pleasure According to Epicurus
Victor Brochard trans. by Eve Grace

Herodotus and the Philosophy of Empire by Ann Ward.
Paul D. Moreno

Men of Little Faith by Cecelia Kenyon.
Scott Kuzner

The Political Philosophy of Benjamin Franklin by Lorraine Smith Pangle.
Peter McNamara

The Young Karl Marx by David Leopold.
Benli M. Shechter

Between Athens and Jerusalem by David Janssens.
Faisal Baluch

Vol 36/3 (Summer 2009)

The Problem of Carl Schmitt's Political Theology
Anna Schmidt

Review-Essay: What is a Fascist? Goldberg and Xenos on Fascism and Leo Strauss
James Costopoulos

Beyond Ancients, Moderns, Heroes, and Villains: Thinking About the Founding with Richard Zinman Alan Gibson

Diodotus and Thucydides
Christopher Lewis Lauriello

Postscript to "A Report on Leo Strauss's Course on Giambattista Vico"
Wayne Ambler

Addenda and Corrigenda
Emmanuel Patard

Vol 36/2 (Winter 2009)

Thinking about the Founding
M. Richard Zinman

Lucrezia in Mandragola: Machiavelli's New Prince
Heather Hadar Wright

On Strauss on Vico: A Report on Leo Strauss's Course on Giambattista Vico
Wayne Ambler

How Lincoln Defended Himself against the Charge of Religious Infidelity
David Lowenthal

Book Reviews:
Vico and Plato by Nancy du Bois
Marco Andreacchio

Sacred Causes: The Clash of Religion and Politics, from the Great War to the War on Terror by Michael Burleigh
Marcus Jürgen Gebhardt

Vol 36/1 (Fall 2008)

Special Issue:
“Restatement,” by Leo Strauss
(Critical Edition)
by Emmanuel Patard

Vol 35/3 (Summer 2008)

Hares, Hounds, Herds, and Hives in Xenophon’s "Cyropaedia"
Christopher Whidden

Royal Monarchy: “Absolute” Sovereignty in Jean Bodin’s Six Books of the "Republic"
John F. Wilson

The Human Good and the Problem of Bacon’s Intention
Svetozar Minkov

Book Reviews:
The Socratic Paradox and Its Enemies by Roslyn Weiss.
Paul J. Diduch

Plato: “Protagoras” and “Meno” translated by Robert C. Barlett.
Andrea L. Kowalchuk

Aristotle and Hamilton on Commerce and Statesmanship by Michael D. Chan.
Will Morrisey

The End of the Ancient Republic: Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” by Jan H. Blits.
Matthew Holbreich

The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Political Thought edited by Christopher Rowe and Malcolm Schofield.
Maureen Feder-Marcus

Vol 35/2 (Spring 2008)

How to Interpret Cicero’s Dialogue on Divination
William H. F. Altman

An Introduction to the Reading of Dante: Inferno, Cantos I-VII
Steven Berg

International Duties and Natural Law: A Comparison of the Writings of Grotius and Plato
Nathan E. Busch

An Update of Strauss’s Notes and References in the First Part of the Chapter “The Crisis of Modern Natural Right” in Natural Right and History
Fabrice Paradis Béland

Book Reviews:
Aristotle and Modern Politics: The Persistence of Political Philosophy edited by Aristide Tessitore. Will Morrisey

Vol 35/1 (Fall 2007)

Leo Strauss on the Understanding of the Politically Better and Worse
Hilail Gildin

Beyond Struggle and Power: Heidegger’sSecret Resistance
Richard Polt

Book Reviews:
An Islamic Philosophy of Virtuous Religions: Introducing Alfarabi by Joshua Parens.
Ann C. Wymann

Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy by Mark S. Cladis.
Steven Eide

Kant’s Cosmopolitan Theory of Law and Peace by Otfried Höffe.
Jeffrey Church

The Cambridge Companion to Tocqueville edited by Cheryl B.Welch.
Will Morrisey

Reconstructing Woody: Art, Love, and Life in the Films of Woody Allen by Mary Nichols.
Natalie Elliot

Love and Friendship: Rethinking Politics and Affection in Modern Times, edited by Eduardo A.Velásquez.
David Thunder

Vol 34/3 (Summer 2007)

On Hamlet and the Reformation: “To Show the Very Age and Body of the Time His Form and Pressure”
Mark A. McDonald

Book Reviews:
John Locke’s Moral Revolution: From Natural Law to Moral Relativism by Samuel Zinaich, Jr.
Steven Eide.

Eros Turannos: Leo Strauss and Alexandre Kojève Debate on Tyranny by Aakash Singh.
Üner Daglier.

Democracy: A History by John Dunn.
David Lewis Schaefer

Confronting Tyranny: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics by Toivo Koivukoski and David Edward Tabachnick.
Gary M. Kelly

Vol 34/2 (Spring 2007)

Two Tales of Tyranny
Mark Kremer

Politics and Dialogue in the Philebus
James L. Wood

Deception in Xenophon's Cyropaedia
Christopher Whidden

The Case for Public Morality: Public Morality and Liberal Society: Essays on Decency, Law, and Pornography,
by Harry M. Clor.
Fred Baumann

Learning from Aristotle:
Citizens and Statesmen: A Study of Aristotle's Politics, by Mary P. Nichols; Aristotle's "Best Regime": Kingship, Democracy, and the Rule of Law, by Clifford Angell Bates; and Aristotle and the Recovery of Citizenship, by Susan Collins.
Will Morrisey

Vol 34/1 (Fall/Winter 2006)

Learning without Teaching: Recollection in the Meno
Roslyn Weiss

Adam Smith, the Concept of Leisure, and the Division of Labor
Brian Smith

Beyond Historicism: Collingwood, Strauss, Momigliano

Carlo Altini

The Politics of Encroachment: Thomas Mann's Critique of Democracy
Scott Roulier

John Locke and the Biblical Foundations of Modernity: The Biblical Politics of John Locke, by Kim Ian Parker.
Cameron Wybrow

Vol. 33/3 (Summer 2006)

The Mythology of Philosophy: Plato’s Republic and the Odyssey of the Soul
Jacob Howland

Shakespeare and the Politics of Honor: Purpose and Performance in Julius Caesar
Suzanne Smith

Civil Liberty and Philosophic Liberty in John Milton’s Areopagitica
Paul M. Dowling

On What It Means to Govern All One’s Affairs “Certo Consilio”: A Note on Spinoza’s Tractatus Theologico-Politicus
Paul J. Bagley

The Unity of Plato’s “Gorgias”: Rhetoric, Justice, and the Philosophic Life by Devin Stauffer.
Reviewed by Kevin M. Cherry

Benjamin Franklin Unmasked: On the Unity of His Moral, Religious, and Political Thought by Jerry Weinberger.
Reviewd by Svetozar Minkov

Vol. 33/2 (Spring 2006)

Wrath and Justice in Homer’s Achilles
Mark J. Lutz

The Strategic Use of Myth in the Protagoras and Meno
Roslyn Weiss

What Is Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology?
Jianhong Chen

Thomas Aquinas Meets Thomas Jefferson
Harry V. Jaffa

Strauss and Christianity
Corine Pelluchon

From Kant and Royce to Heidegger and Are We IN Time? by Charles Sherover.
Reviewed by Maureen Feder-Marcus

A Different Universe: Reinventing Physics from the Bottom Down by Robert B. Laughlin.
Reviewd by Alex Harvey

Vol. 33/1 (Fall/Winter 2005)

The Two Ways: Egypt and Israel in the Torah
David Azerrad

Prince Harry: Shakespeare’s Critique of Machiavelli
Avery Plaw

The Unbloody Sacrifice: The Catholic Theology of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice
Dennis Teti

A Change of Orientation: Leo Strauss’s “Comments” on Carl Schmitt Revisited
David Janssens

Leo Strauss and His Legacy: A Bibliography edited by John A. Murley
Reviewed by David Lewis Schaefer

Vol. 32/3 (Summer 2005)

Strauss and Cohen: The Question of Enlightened Judaism
Corine Pelluchon

On Michael Zuckert’s Launching Liberalism
Peter C. Myers

On Michael Zuckert’s Locke
David Lewis Schaefer

Reconsidering Lockean Rights Theory:
A Reply to My Critics
Michael Zuckert

Anne Norton and the “Straussian” Cabal: How Not to Write a Book.
Reviewed by James Costopoulos

The Ass and the Lion: Anne Norton, Leo Strauss and the Politics of American Empire.
Reviewed by David Lewis Schaefer

Nicholas Capaldi, John Stuart Mill: A Biography.
Reviewed by James N. Jordan

Vol. 32/2 (Spring 2005)

Maimonides on Free Will at the Societal Level
Berel Dov Lerner

"To Order Well the State": the Politics of Titus Andronicus
Quentin Taylor

A Reconciliation of Kant's Views on Revolution
Chris W. Surprenant

Martin D. Yaffe, trans., Spinoza's Theologico-Political Treatise.
Reviewed by Steven Frankel

Winston Churchill, Marlborough: His Life and Times.
Reviewed by Morton J. Frisch

Thomas L. Pangle, Political Philosophy and the God of Abraham.
Reviewed by William Mathie

Vol. 32/1 (Winter 2004-05)

Priam The Patriarch, His City and His Sons
Mera Flaumenhaft

Civilization and Barbarism: The Somber Liberalism of Domingo Sarmiento
Peter J. Ahrensdorf

The Thumotic and the Erotic Soul: Seth Benardete on Platonic Psychology
Ronna Berger

Darwinism, Magnanimity, and Modernity
Carson Holloway

The Dialogue in Hell by Maurice Joly
Reviewed by Steven Frankel

On Two Wings by Michael Novak and The Founding Fathers and the Place of Religion in America by Frank Lambert
Reviewed by Phillip Muñoz

Vol. 31/3 (Summer 2004)

Chaucer's Dialectic: How the Establishment Theology is Subjected to Scrutiny in Five Canterbury Tales
Barbara Tovey

Humanity and Happiness: Philosophic Treatment of Happiness in a Non-Teleological World
Scott Yenor

Ascending with Socrates: Plato's Use of Homeric Imagery in the Symposium
Zdravko Planinc

Vol. 31/2 (Spring 2004)

Moses Rhetor
Jules Gleicher

The Politics of Family and Friends in Aristotle and Montaigne
Ethan J. Leib

That All Tragedy is Local: Book 18 of Spirit of the Laws
W.B. Allen

Aristide Tessitore, Reading Aristotle's "Ethics": Virtue, Rhetoric, and Political Philosophy
Arcelia Rodriguez

Ralph Lerner, Maimonides' Empire of Light: Popular Enlightenment in an Age of Belief
Eduardo Frajman

Vol. 31/1 (Fall 2003)

Two Whig Views of the American Revolution: Adam Ferguson's Response to Richard Price
Ronald Hamowy

Mind Your Own Business: The Trouble with Justice in Plato's Republic
Patrick Coby

Katabasis in Plato's Symposium
Sean Steel

The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis by Leon R. Kass
Martin Yaffe

Colloquial Hermeneutics: Eva Brann's Odyssey
Mera Flaumenhaft

Our Attraction to Justice
Wayne Ambler

The Idea of Enlightenment: A Post-Mortem Study by Robert C. Bartlett
Devin Stauffer

Vol. 30/3 (Summer 2003)

Private and Public Virtue in Euripides' Hecuba
David Corey & Cecil Eubanks

The Numerological Structure of the Spirit of the Laws
Robert McMahon

Lessing's Nathan The Wise: The Religion of Reason in the House of Tradition
Gisela Berns

The Philosopher and the City: Harry Jaffa and the Straussians
Scot Zentner

The Gospels According to Saints Isaac and Albert
Alex Harvey

Acquaintance with the Absolute: The Philosophy of Yves R. Simon
Susan Orr

Leo Strauss: The Early Writings (1921-1932)
Martin Yaffe

Vol. 30/2 (Spring 2003)

Moses Dikastes
Jules Gleicher

New Developments in Xenophon Studies
Eric Buzzetti

The Parasite as Virtuoso: Sexual Desire and Political Order in Machiavelli's Mandgragola
George Thomas

Oh, Brother! The Fraternity of Rhetoric and Philosophy in Plato's Gorgias
Roslyn Weiss

Outline of a Phenomenology of Right, by Alexandre Kojève
Kalev Pehme

Vol. 30/1 (Fall 2002)

Story and Plot in the Book of Judges
Howard Moltz

On the Teachability of Virtue: Political Philosophy's Paradox
John S. Treantafelles

Regionalism, Globalism and the Prospects for World Order: A Hegelian Approach
Steven V. Hicks

What is Political Theology?
Heinrich Meier

Love of Wisdom and Will to Order in Plato's Timaeus: On Peter Kalkavage's Translation
Jacob Howland

A Review of Stephen Wolfram's A New Kind of Science
Alex Harvey

Vol. 29/3 (Spring 2002)

Public Deliberation and Popular Government in Aristotle's Politics
Quentin P. Taylor

The Problem of Law in Aristotle's Politics: A Response to Quentin Taylor
Susan D. Collins

On Plutarch's Life of Caesar
Jules Gleicher

"Mathematici" v. "Dogmatici": Understanding the Realist Project Through Hobbes
Laurie M. Johnson Bagby

L'athéisme, by Alexandre Kojève
Kalev Pehme

Prophets, Lawyers, Philosophers and Civilians: Storm Over the Constitution, by Harry V. Jaffa
Mark Lewis and Harrison Sheppard

Response to Lewis and Sheppard
Harry V. Jaffa

Vol. 29/2 (Winter 2001-2)

Aristotle on "the Vulgar": An Ethical and Social Examination
Harry Adams

The Political and Theological Psychology of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure
Nasser Behnegar

'...This Scattered Kingdom': A Study of King Lear
Zdravko Planinc

Modernity versus Mystery in Flannery O'Connor's Short Story 'A View of the Woods'
Henry T. Edmondson, III

A Triple Inquiry into the Human Center
Richard Freis

The Bow and the Lyre: A Platonic Reading of the Odyssey, by Seth Benardete
Will Morrisey

Vol. 29/1 (Fall 2001)

The Rhetoric of Xenophon and the Treatment of Justice in the Memorabilia
Eric Buzzetti

Rousseau and the Redemptive Mountain Village: The Way of Family, Work, Community, and Love
Mark S. Cladis

The Internal Coherency of Locke's Moral Views in the Questions Concerning the Law of Nature
Samuel Zinaich, Jr.

On the Lockean Project of a Natural Law Theory: Reply to Zinaich
Michael P. Zuckert

Alexandre Kojève and Carl Schmitt

Alexandre Kojeve, 'Colonialism from a European Perspective'
Erik De Vries (ed. and translator)

Vol. 28/3 (Spring 2001)

Mordecai the Exilarch: Some Thoughts on the Book of Esther
Jules Gleicher

Putting Things Back Together in Kant
Laurence Berns

Shadows on the Cave Wall: Platonic Imagery in Lord Jim
John S. Kirby

Three Review Essays of Harry V. Jaffa, A New Birth of Freedom:

Philosophy, History, and Jaffa's Universe
Edward J. Erler

My Country, 'Tis of Thee: Jaffa's Defense of the Noble, the Holy, and the Just
Steve Sorenson

Jaffa's Lincolnian Defense of the Founding
Thomas G. West

Vol. 28/2 (Winter 2000-2001)

Rhetoric and Natural Rights in Algernon Sidney's Discourses Concerning Government
Lee Ward

Democratic Theory and the Significance of Walter Kaufmann's Aristotelian Nietzsche
Ian Donaldson

The Paradox of Political Philosophy: Socrates' Philosophic Trial, by Jacob Howland
Scott R. Hemmenway

What, Then, is Time?, by Eva Brann
Harrison Sheppard

Philosopher at Work: Essays by Yves R. Simon, edited by Anthony O. Simon
Susan Orr

Vol. 28/1 (Fall 2000)

'Cross Your Heart and Hope to Die?' Francis Bacon on Making and Breaking Promises
Heidi D. Studer

Marx's Anomalous Reading of Spinoza
Gordon Hull

Corrections to Leo Strauss, "German Nihilism"
Wiebke Meier

Reply to Arnhart
Richard F. Hassing

Reply to Lowenthal
Edward J. Erler

Carl Schmitt, Heinrich Meier, and the End of Philosophy
J. Harvey Lomax

American Law and the Past, Present, and Future of the American Regime
Harrison J. Sheppard

Ravelstein, by Saul Bellow
Travis Curtright

Vol. 27/3 (Spring 2000)

Friendship and Politics in Sophocles' Philoctetes
Jonathan Badger

Natural Man as Imaginary Animal: The Challenge of Facts and the Place of Animal Life in Rousseau's Discourse on the Origins of Inequality
Nancy Yousef

The First Amendment and the Theology of Republican Government
Edward J. Erler

Response to Erler
David Lowenthal

Defending Natural Right
Larry Arnhart

The Scottish Enlightenment in Thought and Practice
Eduardo A. Velásquez

On the Socratic Education: An Introduction to the Shorter Platonic Dialogues, by Christopher Bruell
David Bolotin

International Law and the Possibility of a Just World Order: An Essay on Hegel's Universalism, by Steven V. Hicks
William L. McBride

Vol. 27/2 (Winter 1999-2000)

Heidegger and Strauss: Temporality, Religion and Philosophy
Laurence Berns

John Rawls and Liberal Neutrality
Tim Hurley

Darwinian Natural Right?
Richard F. Hassing

American Compact: James Madison and the Problem of Founding, by Gary Rosen
Christopher Flannery

Postmodernism Rightly Understood: The Return to Realism in American Thought, by Peter Augustine Lawler
Paul Seaton

Generation X Goes to College: An Eye-Opening Account of Teaching in Postmodern America, by Peter Sacks
Charles E. Butterworth

Vol. 27/1 (Fall 1999)

Spelunking in the Unnatural Cave: Leo Strauss's Ambiguous Tribute to Max Weber
Clark A. Merrill

Stanley Fish's Miltonic Interpretation of Martin Luther King
William Walker

Constitutional Government and Judicial Power: The Political Science of The Federalist
Thomas L. Krannawitter

A Cornucopia of Rousseau Translations:
The Collected Writings of Rousseau, Edited by Roger D. Masters and Christopher Kelly
Rousseau, the Discourses, and other early Political Writings, and Rousseau, the Social Contract and other later Political Writings, edited and translated by Victor Gourevitch

Charles E. Butterworth

Nature, History, and the Human Individual: Modern Liberty and its Discontents, by Pierre Manent
Peter Augustine Lawler

The Supreme Court and American Constitutionalism, edited by Bradford P. Wilson and Ken Masugi
Ronald J. Pestritto

Vol. 26/3 (Spring 1999)

Laughing at Logoi: Laughter, Persuasion, and Glaucon's Courage
Leighton Moore

Desire, Science, and Polity: Francis Bacon's Account of Eros
Peter Pesic

German Nihilism
Leo Strauss (David Janssens and Daniel Tanguay, eds.)

Tractatus Liquorico-Philosophicus, by Sigmund Steinkopf
Joseph Carpino

An Approach to Aristotle's Physics: With Particular Attention to the Role of His Manner of Writing, by David Bolotin
Susan Meld Shell

Spinoza, Liberalism, and the Question of Jewish Identity, by Steven B. Smith
Paul Seaton

John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty, by C. Bradley Thompson
Chistopher Flannery

From Parchment to Power: How James Madison Used the Bill of Rights to Save the Constitution, by Robert Goldwin
Michael Zuckert

Vol. 26/2 (Winter 1999)

Moses Politikos
Jules Gleicher

The Limitations of Political Philosophy: An Interpretation of Plato's Charmides
Tucker Landy

Love of Gain, Philosophy and Tyranny: A Commentary on Plato's Hipparchus
Jason A. Tipton

Changing Titles: Some Suggestions about the Use of 'Prince' in Machiavelli and Others
Larry Peterman

Leadership--Natural and Conventional--in Melville's 'Benito Cereno'
Catharine H. Zuckert

Harry Neumann and the Political Piety of Rorty's Postmodernism
Jon Fennell

Aristotle's "Physics": A Guided Study, by Joe Sachs
George Anastaplo

Shakespeare and the Good Life, by David Lowenthal
Michael P. Zuckert

Martin Heidegger: Between Good and Evil, by Rüdiger Safranski
Joan Stambaugh

Hypocrisy and Integrity: Machiavelli, Rousseau and the Ethics of Politics, by Ruth Grant
Patrick Coby

Leo Strauss and the American Right, by Shadia Drury
Susan Orr

Public Morality and Liberal Society: Essays on Decency, Law, and Pornography, by Harry M. Clor
Will Morrisey

Vol. 26/1 (Fall 1998)

The Significance of the City in Genesis 1-11
Cameron Wybrow

The Book of Job: Translation and Commentary on Chapters 39-42
Robert D. Sacks

Drama, Narrative, and Socratic Eros in Plato's Charmides
Andrew Reece

Liberty and Revolution in Burke's Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol
Mark Kremer

Interpreting the Twofold Presentation of the Will to Power Doctrine in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Steven Berg

Heidegger, the Polity, and National Socialism
Frank Schalow

Whose Pluralism?
Bruce W. Ballard

Vol. 25/3 (Spring 1998)

The Book of Job: Translation and Commentary on Chapters 32 and 38
Robert D. Sacks

T. A. M. Fontaine's Account of Ibn Daud's The Exalted Faith (Ha 'Emunah HaRamah)
Terence Kleven

Milton and the Declaration of Independence
John Alvis

Locke's Second Treatise and the Literature of Colonization
Mark A. Michael

Two Views of Laurence Lampert's Leo Strauss and Nietzsche
Lawrence Casse and Charles E. Butterworth

Vindicating the Founders, by Thomas G. West
Christopher Flannery

Vol. 25/2 (Winter 1998)

The Book of Job: Translation and Commentary on Chapters 30 and 31
Robert D. Sacks

Philosophy Statesmanship, and Pragmatism in Plato's Euthydemus
Tucker Landy

Fichte's Deduction of Rights from Self-Consciousness
Gary B. Herbert

On Catherine Zuckert's Postmodern Platos and the Strauss-Gadamer Debate
Walter Lammi

Response to Walter Lammi
Catherine Zuckert

Collected Essays, by Ernest L. Fortin
Francis Canavan

Francis Bacon and the Project of Progress, by Robert K. Faulkner
Adam Schulman

Tocqueville's Civil Religion, by Sanford Kessler
John S. Waggoner

Arguing About Slavery, by William Lee Miller
Scot J. Zentner

De Gaulle, by Daniel J. Mahoney
Will Morrisey

Vol. 25/1 (Fall 1997)

The Book of Job: Translation and Commentary on Chapters 15-29
Robert D. Sacks

Poetic Justice for Plato's Democracy?
Waldemar Hanasz

John Locke and Cultural Relativism
Bob Chase

Anachronism All Around: Quentin Skinner on Francisco Suarez
Thomas S. Schrock

Déjà Jew All Over Again: Dannhauser on Leo Strauss and Atheism
Hilail Gildin

The Character of Modern Republicanism, Review Essay on Revolutions Revisited, by Ralph Lerner; The Spirit of Modern Republicanism and The Ennobling of Democracy, by Thomas L. Pangle; The Learning of Liberty, by Lorraine Smith Pangle and Thomas Pangle; and Natural Rights and the New Republicanism, by Michael Zuckert
Will Morrisey

Vol. 24/3 (Spring 1997)

The Book of Job: Translation and Commentary
Robert D. Sacks

'A Soldier and Afeard': Macbeth and the Gospelling of Scotland
Paul A. Cantor

Rousseau's Adventure with Robinson Crusoe
Todd R. Flanders

Prescott's Conquests: Anthropophagy, Auto-da-Fe and Eternal Return
Colin D. Pearce

The Speech that Changed the World
Harry V. Jaffa

The End of Science, by John Horgan
Alex Harvey

The Tragedy and Comedy of Life: Plato's Philebus, by Seth Benardete
Will Morrisey

Vol. 24/2 (Winter 1997)

The Book of Job: Translation and Commentary
Robert D. Sacks

Aristotle on Pleasure and Political Philosophy: A Study in Book VII of the Nicomachean Ethics
Marc D. Guerra

Lessons from the Garden: Rousseau's Solitaires and the Limits of Liberalism
Mark S. Cladis

Nietzsche's Impatience: The Spiritual Necessities of Nietzsche's Politics
Thomas Heilke

Profits, Priests, and Princes: Adam Smith's Emancipation of Economics from Politics and Religion, by Peter Minowitz
Eduardo A. Velásquez

Something to Hide, by Peter Levine
Charles E. Butterworth

Jerusalem and Athens: Reason and Revelation in the Works of Leo Strauss, by Susan Orr
Will Morrisey

Vol 24/1 (Fall 1996)

An Untitled Lecture on Plato's Euthyphron
Leo Strauss

The Specificity and Autonomy of Right
Alexandre Kojève, Translated and with an Introduction by Bryan-Paul Frost and Robert Howse

An Overlooked Motive in Alcibiades' Symposium Speech
Gary Alan Scott and William A. Welton

The Problematic Character of Socrates' Defense of Justice in Plato's Republic
In Ha Jang

Erotic Liberalism: Women and Revolution in Montesquieu's Persian Letters, by Diana J. Schaub
Will Morrisey

Political Philosophy or Self-Knowledge?
Comments on Glossarium: Aufzeichnungen der Jahre 1947-1951
, by Carl Schmitt, and Die Lehre Carl Schmitts: Vier Kapitel zur Unterscheidung Politischer Theologie und Politischer Philosophie, by Heinrich Meier
Harry Neumann

Vol. 23/3 (Spring 1996)

How to Study Medieval Philosophy
Leo Strauss; edited by David Bolotin, Christopher Bruell, and Thomas L. Pangle

The Book of Judges: The Israelite Tribal Federation and Its Discontents
Daniel J. Elazar

Liberating Discourse: The Politics of Truth in Plato's Gorgias
Chris Rocco

Harris, Strauss, and Esotericism in Spinoza's Tractatus Theologico-Politicus
Paul J. Bagley

Rousseau's Philosophic Dream
Christopher Kelly

Allan Bloom and Thomas Aquinas on Eros and Immortality
Michael Sweeney

Natural Right in the American Founding, Review Essay on Original Intent and the Framers of the Constitution: A Disputed Question, by Harry V. Jaffa
Edward J. Erler

Plato's World: Man's Place in the Cosmos, by Joseph Cropsey
Catherine Zuckert

The Republic of Letters: The Correspondence between Jefferson and Madison, 1776-1826, edited by James Morton Smith
Morton J. Frisch

Modernity, Aesthetics, and the Quest for Political Consensus, Review of Homo Aestheticus: The Invention of Taste in the Democratic Age, by Luc Ferry
Brian C. Anderson

Vol. 23/2 (Winter 1996)

The Origins of Political Science and the Problem of Socrates
Leo Strauss

Antiquing America: Ancient and Modern Republicanism Revisited
Thomas K. Lindsay

Moby-Dick and Melville's Quarrel with America
John Alvis

Descartes Contra Averroes? The Problem of Faith and Reason in the Letter of Dedication to the Meditations
Abraham Anderson

Vol. 23/1 (Fall 1995)

The Fabric of the Longer Repeated Passages in the Odyssey
John C. Kohl, Jr.

The Sage and the Sophist: A Commentary on Plato's Lesser Hippias
John R. Pottenger

Immanuel Kant: Punishment and the Political Precondition of Moral Existence
Gary B. Herbert

Political Theology? An Interpretation of Genesis (3:5, 22)
Harry Neumann

Thirty-nine Reasons for Reading Benardete on the Republic, Review Essay on Socrates' Second Sailing, by Seth Benardete
Will Morrisey

Gendered Origins: Some Reflections, Review Essay on Fear of Diversity, by Arlene Saxonhouse
Maureen Feder-Marcus

Statesmanship for the New Era, Review Essay on Traditions and Values in Politics and Diplomacy, by Kenneth Thompson
David Clinton

The Public and the Private in Aristotle's Political Philosophy, by Judith A. Swanson
Ken Masugi

Black Holes & Time Warps, by Kip S. Thorne
Alexander L. Harvey

Vol. 22/3 (Spring 1995)

Two Lectures by Leo Strauss
Edited by David Bolotin, Christopher Bruell, Thomas L. Pangle

Plato's Alcibiades I
Mark Blitz

Aristotle on Tragedy: Rediscovering the Poetics
Jacob A. Howland

Aristotle on Detective Fiction
Dorothy L. Sayers

Modern Man and Man Tout Court: The Flight from Nature and the Modern Difference, Review Essay on La Cité de l'homme
, by Pierre Manent
Daniel J. Mahoney

Popular Government and Effective Government, Review Essay on The Effective Republic, by Harvey Flaumenhaft, and Alexander Hamilton and the Political Order, by Morton J. Frisch
Peter McNamara

Vol. 22/2 (Winter 1994-95)

The Cultural Predicament in Biblical Narrative
Yuval Lurie

Whip, Whipped and Doctors: Homer's Iliad and Camus' The Plague
Paula Reiner

Design in the Iliad Based on the Long Repeated Passages
John C. Kohl, Jr.

The Political Philosophy of Aeschylus's Prometheus Bound
Judith A. Swanson

Pascal on Certainty and Utility
John C. McCarthy

Strengthening Social Contract Theory: Justice and Modern Moral Philosophy, by Jeffrey Reiman
Will Morrisey

A Companion to Aristotle's "Politics," edited by David Keyt and Fred D. Miller, Jr.
Leslie G. Rubin

The World of the Imagination: Sum and Substance, by Eva T. H. Brann
Will Morrisey

Possibility, Necessity, and Existence: Abbagnano and His Predecessors, by Nino Langiulli
Robert Sokolowski

The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-1990, by Sidney M. Milkis and Michael Nelson
Stephen M. Krason

Vol. 22/1 (Fall 1994)

Bacon's New Atlantis: The Christian Hope and the Modern Hope
David C. Innes

Equality, Property, and the Problem of Partisanship: The Lockean Constitution as a Mixed Regime
Peter C. Myers

Women in the Novels of Nathaniel Hawthorne
Jeffrey J. Poelvoorde

The Wisdom of Exile: Edward Everett Hale's 'The Man without a Country'
Colin D. Pearce

On Jacob Klein's Greek Mathematical Thought and the Origin of Algebra
Joseph Gonda

Leo Strauss and Classical Political Philosophy
David Bolotin

Liberalism, by Harry Neumann
Paul A. Basinski

Politics or Terror of Reason: Comments on Paul Basinski's Review of Liberalism
Harry Neumann

Vol. 21/3 (Spring 1994)

Aristophanes' Criticism of Egalitarianism: An Interpretation of The Assembly of Women
Mark Kremer

The Comic Poet, the City, and the Gods: Dionysus' Katabasis in the Frogs of Aristophanes
Steven Forde

Virtue, Art, and the Good Life in Plato's Protagoras
Tucker Landy

Deceit, Desire, and the Dialectic: Plato's Republic Revisited
Nalin Ranasinghe

Reflections on Patriarchy and the Rebellion of Daughters in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and Othello
Olivia Delgado de Torres

On Hamlet's Mousetrap
Alfred Mollin

Wisdom and Fortune: The Education of the Prince in Shakespeare's King Lear
Joseph Alulis

King Lear
David Lowenthal

John Rawls and the Flight from Authority: The Quest for Equality as an Exercise in Primitivism
Glenn W. Olsen

The Roots of Political Philosophy: Ten Forgotten Socratic Dialogues, edited by Thomas L. Pangle
Will Morrisey

Interpreting Tocqueville's "Democracy in America," edited by Ken Masugi
John C. Koritansky

Vol. 21/2 (Winter 1993-94)

Identifying Rhetoric in the Apology: Does Socrates Use the Appeal for Pity?
Thomas Lewis

Reflections on and in Plato's Cave
Joel Warren Lidz

Aristotle's Dialectical Purposes
Bernard Jacobs

Rousseau Under Surveillance: Thoughts on a New Edition and Translation of Rousseau, Judge of Jean-Jacques: Dialogues
Mary L. Bellhouse

Tocqueville on Socialism and History
Peter Augustine Lawler

Carl Schmitt's Quest for the Political: Theology, Decisionism, and the Concept of the Enemy
Maurice Auerbach

The End of History?
Victor Gourevich

Self-Knowledge in Plato's Phaedrus, by Charles L. Griswold, Jr.
Will Morrisey

Citizens and Statesmen: A Study of Aristotle's Politics, by Mary P. Nichols
Leslie G. Rubin

The Liberal Political Science of Raymond Aron: A Critical Introduction, by Daniel J. Mahoney
John S. Waggoner

Vol. 21/1 (Fall 1993)

The Unnamed Fifth: Republic 369d
Carl Page

Socrates on the Decline and Fall of Regimes: Books 8 and 9 of the Republic
Patrick Coby

Gulliver's Travels: The Stunting of a Philosopher
Richard Burrow

Alf Layla wa Layla, The Arabian Nights, translated by Husain Haddawy
Charles E. Butterworth

The Unvarnished Doctrine: Locke, Liberalism, and the American Revolution, by Steven M. Dworetz
Michael P. Zuckert

Ecology, Community and Lifestyle, by Arne Naess
Charles T. Rubin

An Index to Interpretation, Volumes 11 through 20
Lucia Broyden Prochnow

Vol. 20/3 (Spring 1993)

The Book of the Philosophic Life
Abü Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyya al-Razi; Charles E. Butterworth (tr. & introd.)

The Origins of al-Razi's Political Philosophy
Charles E. Butterworth

Shakespeare's Demonic Prince
Grant B. Mindle

Shakespeare's Richard III and the Soul of the Tyrant
Morton J. Frisch

The Problem of Religion in Liberalism
Richard Sherlock & Roger Barrus

Ethnicity and the Problem of Equality
Kenneth C. Blanchard, Jr.

Vol. 20/2 (Winter 1992-93)

Phaedrus' Cosmology in the Symposium
Charles Salman

The Images of Enslavement and Incommensurability in Plato's Meno
Jeffrey S. Turner

Rousseau's Socratism: The Political Bearing of "On Theatrical Imitation"
Leonard R. Sorenson

The First Crisis of Modernity: Leo Strauss on the Thought of Rousseau
Hilail Gildin

Nietzsche, Spengler, and Politics of Cultural Despair
John Farrenkopf

Tyranny: Ancient and Modern
Leah Bradshaw

Empire of Liberty: The Statecraft of Thomas Jefferson, by Robert W. Tucker and David C. Hendrickson
Will Morrisey

Reading Rousseau in the Nuclear Age, by Grace G. Roosevelt
Christopher Kelly

Political Philosophy, Volume 1, by Luc Ferry
Terence E. Marshall

Vol. 20/1 (Fall 1992)

A Study of Part I, Chapters 1-7 of Maimonides' The Guide of the Perplexed
Terence Kleven

Dante and Machiavelli: A Last Word
Larry Peterman

The Empire of Progress: Bacon's Improvement upon Machiavelli
Robert K. Faulkner

Collingwood's Embattled Liberalism
James W. Muller

Individuals and Their Rights, by Tibor Machan
Nino Langiulli

Vol. 19/3 (Spring 1992)

The Education of Cyrus as Xenophon's "Statesman"
John Ray

Belfagor: Machiavelli's Short Story
Theodore A. Sumberg

John Locke's Questions Concerning the Law of Nature: A Commentary
Robert Horwitz; edited by Michael Zuckert

Looking at Carl Schmitt from the Vantage Point of the 1990s
John H. Herz

Aristotle on the Human Good, by Richard Kraut
Aristide Tessitore

Liberal Democracy and Political Science, by James W. Ceaser
Will Morrisey

Vol. 19/2 (Winter 1991-92)

Freedom and Constraints in Prometheus Bound
Kenneth Dorter

Virtue and Knowledge: On Plato's Protagoras
Joseph Cropsey

Politics and Poetry: Aristotle's Politics, Books VII and VIII
Michael Davis

Misunderstanding and Understanding Hume's Moral Philosophy: An Essay on Hume's Place in Moral Philosophy, by Nicholas Capaldi
Marie A. Martin

Kojève-Fessard Documents
Hugh Gillis (translator)

The Place of Leo Strauss in a Liberal Education
Glenn N. Schram

Questions Concerning the Law of Nature, by John Locke
Will Morrisey

Vol. 19/1 (Fall 1991)

Marx on Self-Consciousness, the City and the Gods
Elliot Bartky

William Dean Howells' 'Poor Real Life': The Royal Road to the American Character
Thomas S. Engeman

The Relation Between Philosophy and Religion
Laurence Berns

The Tempting of America: The Political Seduction of the Law, by Robert H. Bork
Stanley C. Brubaker, Matthew J. Franck, and Ken Masugi

Winston S. Churchill on Empire, by Kirk Emmert
Will Morrisey

Socrates in the Apology, by C.D.C. Reeve
Patrick Coby

Natural Right and the American Imagination, by Catherine H. Zuckert
Diana Schaub

Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics, by Martin Heidegger

Vol. 18/3 (Spring 1991)

1668 Appendix to Leviathan
Thomas Hobbes, Translated with an Introduction and Notes by George Wright

Souls Without Longing
Michael Platt

The Constitution of 1787: A Commentary by George Anastaplo
Timothy Fuller and J. Jackson Barlow

Vol. 18/2 (Winter 1990-91)

Some Observations About Plato's Phaedo
Chaninah Maschler

The Serious Play of Plato's Euthydemus
David Roochnik

The Wisdom of Plato's Aristophanes
Charles Salman

David Hume's Theology of Liberation
Roger M. Barrus

Jeffersonian Ethics in Foreign Affairs: John Quincy Adams and the Moral Sentiments of a Realist
Greg Russell

Feminist Theory and Its Discontents
Daryl McGowan Tress

Reply to Lowenthal
Christopher A. Colmo

Time, Freedom, and the Common Good: An Essay in Public Philosophy, by Charles Sherover
Maureen Feder-Marcus

Vol. 18/1 (Fall 1990)

Some Remarks on the Political Science of Maimonides and Farabi
Leo Strauss, translated by Robert Bartlett

On Ancients and Moderns
Joseph Cropsey

Rethinking the Diodotean Argument
Laurie M. Johnson

Socrates and Alcibiades: Eros, Piety, and Politics
Jacob A. Howland

Plato's Three Waves and the Question of Utopia
Drew A. Hyland

Beggars and Kings: Cowardice and Courage in Shakespeare's Richard II
Pamela K. Jensen

Reason and Revelation in the Thought of Leo Strauss
Christopher A. Colmo

Comment on Colmo
David Lowenthal

Taming the Prince: The Ambivalence of Modern Executive Power by Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr.
Will Morrisey

Vol. 17/3 (Spring 1990)

Zarathustra's Dancing Dialectic
Waller R. Newell

Was Tocqueville a Philosopher?: The Distinctiveness of His View of Liberty
Peter Augustine Lawler

Civil Religion in Tocqueville's Democracy in America
John C. Koritansky

Madison's Party Press Essays
Colleen A. Sheehan

Reading Vico Three Times
Theodore A. Sumberg

Vol. 17/2 (Winter 1989-90)

Nietzsche's Politics
Leslie Paul Thiele

Rousseau on Reading 'Jean-Jacques': The Dialogues
Christopher Kelly and Roger D. Masters

Christianity and Politics in Montesquieu's Greatness and Decline of the Romans
Richard Myers

Made by Contrivance and Consent of Men: Abstract Principle and Historical Fact in Locke's Political Philosophy
Govert den Hartogh

Vol. 17/1 (Fall 1989)

Thomas Aquinas and the Reform of Christian Education
Ernest L. Fortin

The Citizen Philosopher: Rousseau's Dedicatory Letter to the Discourse on Inequality
Michael Palmer

The Concerns of Odysseus: An Introduction to the Odyssey
David Bolotin

Edmund Burke and the American Constitution
Morton J. Frisch

Seeing Justice Done: Aeschylus' Oresteia
Mera J. Flaumenhaft

Evolutionary Biology and Naturalism
Roger D. Masters

The Fundamental Constitution of Carolina As a Tool for Lockean Scholarship
Celia McGuiness

On David Johnston
William Mathie

On Ann Hartle
Chaninah Maschler

Vol. 16/3 (Spring 1989)

Macbeth: Shakespeare Mystery Play
David Lowenthal

Antimodernism in Nineteenth-Century Basle: Franz Overbeck's Antitheology and J. J. Bachofen's Antiphilology
Lionel Gossman

Love and Politics in Xenophon's Cyropaedia
Leslie G. Rubin

Eric Voegelin on the Truth of On-Between Life: A Meditation on Existential Unrest
Greg Russell

Bacon's Myth of Orpheus: Power as a Goal of Science in Of the Wisdom of the Ancients
Timothy H. Paterson

Gaston Fessard and the Nature of Authority
Hugh Gillis

Tocqueville on Sexual Morality
Sanford Kessler

The Crisis of Liberal Democracy: A Straussian Perspective edited by Kenneth L. Deutsch and Walter Soffer
Will Morrisey

Alexis de Tocqueville: Selected Letters on Politics and Society edited by Roger Boesche and Alexis de Tocqueville and The New Science of Politics by John C. Koritansky
Michael P.Zuckert

Vol. 16/2 (Winter 1988-89)

On Pleasure and the Human Good: Plato's Philebus
Joseph Cropsey

Deliberate Belief and Digging Holes: Joseph Conrad and the Problem of Restraint
J.P. Geise & L.A. Lange

The Discourse on the Origin and the Foundations of Inequality among Men: On the Intention of Rousseau's Most Philosophical Work
Heinrich Meier; translated by J. Harvey Lomax

Mill's Dilemmas
Frederick J. Crosson

Republic, Book II, and the Origins of Political Philosophy
Drew A. Hyland

Philosophy as Noblest Idolatry in Paradise Lost
John Alvis

Machiavelli's Castruccio Castracani
Theodore A. Sumberg

Xenophon and his Socrates
Christopher Bruell

Vol. 16/1 (Fall 1988)

Aristotle's Political Presentation of Socrates in the Nicomachean Ethics
Aristide Tessitore

Rousseau's Pure State of Nature
Victor Gourevitch

Tocqueville's Perspective: Democracy in America: In Search of the 'New Science of Politics'
Wilhelm Hennis

An Account of Recent Scholarship in Medieval Islamic Philosophy
Charles Butterworth

"The Closing of the American Mind": Five Essay-Reviews of Allan Bloom's Book

Socratic Reason and Lockean Rights: The Place of the University in a Liberal Democracy
William A. Galston

Humanizing Certitudes and Impoverishing Doubts: A Critique of The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
Harry V. Jaffa

Philosophy, Science, and the Opening of the American Mind
Roger D. Masters

How Bloom Did It: Rhetoric and Principle in The Closing of the American Mind
Will Morrisey

The Closing of the Philosophic Mind: A Review of Bloom's Closing of the American Mind
Harry Neumann

Vol. 15/2 & 3 (May & Sept. 1987)

Man and Nature in Plato's Phaedo
K.L. Yeager

The Theaetetus and the Possibility of False Opinion
David Bolotin

Tacitus' Teaching and the Decline of Liberty at Rome (Chapters 3 to 7)
James C. Leake

Credulity and Curiosity in A Tale of a Tub
Richard Burrow

Pluralism, the Public Good and the Problem of Self-Government in The Federalist
Kenneth L. Grasso

On the Wisdom of Nathan
Chaninah Maschler

Robert H. Horwitz, 1923-1987
Will Morrisey

The Fate of the Self by Stanley Corngold
Will Morrisey

Vol. 15/1 (January 1987)

Equality, Liberty, Wisdom, Morality and Consent in the Idea of Political Freedom
Harry V, Jaffa

Socratic Rhetoric and Socratic Wisdom in Plato's Phaedrus
John C. Koritansky

Tacitus' Teaching and the Decline of Liberty at Rome (Preface, Introduction, and Chapters 1 and 2)
James C. Leake

The Moral Foundations of the American Republic
Palmela K. Jensen

Delimiting Philosophy
Will Morrisey


Vol. 14/2 & 3 (May & Sept. 1986)

The Dramatic End of Plato's Socrates
Joseph Cropsey

Philosophy, Education, and Courage in Plato's Laches
Charles Griswold, Jr.

Refutative Rhetoric as True Rhetoric in the Gorgias
Thomas J. Lewis

How to Read the Consolation of Philosophy
Thomas F. Curley III

The Armed Founder versus the Catonic Hero: Machiavelli and Rousseau on Popular Leadership
Joseph Masciulli

Reason and Rhetoric in Hobbes's Leviathan
William Mathie

Rousseau versus the Savoyard Vicar: the Profession of Faith Considered
Peter Emberley

Alexander Hamilton on Natural Rights and Prudence
Mackubin Thomas Owens, Jr.

Autonomous Morality and the Idea of the Noble
Peter Simpson

Faith and Reason in Contemporary Perspective Apropos of a Recent Book
Ernest L. Fortin

On Eco's The Name of the Rose
Joseph J. Carpino

Affirmative Action, Liberalism, and Teleology: on Nichoilas Capaldi's Out of Order
Nino Langiulli

The Most Recent Thinking of Jürgen Habermas
Robert R. Sullivan

Jerusalem versus Athens by Paul Eidelberg
How Does the Constitution Secure Rights? Edited by Robert A. Goldwin & William A. Schambra
Will Morrisey

Short Notices:
Freedom of Expression by Francis Canavan
Will Morrisey

Philosophical Apprenticeships by Hans-Georg Gadamer
Joan Stambaugh

Vol. 14/1 (January 1986)

Lessing's Ernst and Falk, Dialogues for Freemasons: A Translation with Notes
Chaninah Maschler (tr.)

"Exoteric Teaching" edited by Kenneth Hart Green
Leo Strauss

Progress and Commerce in Anglo-American Thought: the Social Philosophy of Adm Ferguson
Ronald Hamowy

S. T. Coleridge Replies to Adam Smith's 'Pernicious Opinion': A Study in Hermetic Social Engineering
David Levy

Shakespeare and His Roman Plays: Studies by Cantor, Platt, and Blits
Will Morrissey

Setting the Seal on Marxist Criticism
Stephen H. Balch

Vol. 13/3 (September 1985)

Leo Strauss's Studies in Platonic Political Philosophy
David Lowenthal

Socratic Teaching and Justice: Plato's Clitophon
Jan H. Blits

Individuation and Commonality in Feuerbach's "Philosophy of Man"
Kit R. Christensen

John Stuart Mill: The Reformer Reformed
Allan D. Nelson

Appropriation and Understanding in the History of Political Philosophy: on Quentin Skinner's Method
Michael P. Zuckert

Locke's Education for Liberty by Nathan Tarcov
J.E. Parsons, Jr.

The Modern Self in Rousseau's Confession: a Reply to St. Augustine by Ann Hartle
Charles Butterworth

Hume's Philosophy of Common Life by Donald W. Livingston
Nicholas Capaldi

Selected Letters of Edmund Burke edited and with an introduction by Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr.
Francis Canavan

American Conservatism and the American Founding by Harry V. Jaffa
Dennis Teti

Vol. 13/2 (May 1985)

Socratic Eironeia
Ronna Burger

Rousseau and the Management of the Passions
Peter Emberley

Virtue and Individual Rights in John Adams' Defence
Robert Webking

The Meaning of 'Will' in Hegel's Philosophy of Right
Donald J. Maletz

Forward for "The Politics of Alain" by Yves R. Simon
Vukan Kuic

"The Politics of Alain" translated by John M. Dunaway
Yves R. Simon

Leo Strauss and Liberal Education
Walter Nicgorski

Beyond Nihilism: Nietzsche without Masks by Ofelia Schutte
Maureen Feder-Marcus

Dialogue and Dialectic: Eight Hermeneutical Studies on Plato by Hans-Georg Gadamer, translated and with an Introduction by P. Christopher Smith
Richard Velkley

Beyond Objectivism and Relativism: Science, Hermeneutics, and Praxis by Richard J. Bernstein; G.W.F. Hegel: an Introduction to the Science of Wisdom by Stanley Rosen
Will Morrisey

The Artist as a Thinker: from Shakespeare to Joyce by George Anastaplo
Larry Arnhart

Short Notices:
Eighty Years of Locke Scholarship: a Bibliographical Guide by Roland Hall & Roger Woolhouse; John Locke's Moral Philosophy by John Colman
J.E. Parsons, Jr.

Rhetoric and American Statesmanship edited by Glen Thurow & Jeffrey D. Wallin; Power, State, and Freedom: an Interpretation of Spinoza's Political Philosophy by Douglas J. Den Uyl; John Stuart Mill and the Pursuit of Virtue by Bernard Semmel; Essays in Political Philosophy by J.E. Parsons, Jr.
Will Morrisey

Vol. 13/1 (January 1985)

Socrates' Critique of Hedonism: a Reading of the Philebus
David Bolotin

The Net of Hephaestus: Aristophanes' Speech in Plato's Symposium
Arlene W. Saxonhouse

An Interpretation of Plato's Euthyphro (Part I, Section 4, to end)
Marlo Lewis, Jr.

An Introduction to Hegel's 'Introduction' to the Philosophy of Right
Donald J. Maletz

On Laughter
Joseph J. Carpino

De Gaulle as a Political Thinker: on Morrisey's Reflections on De Gaulle
Angelo M. Codevilla

Reply to Codevilla
Will Morrisey

Nino Langiulli

Vol. 12/2 & 3 (May & Sept. 1984)

The Lion and the Ass: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Chapters 44-50)
Robert Sacks

Justice and Philosophy in Plato's Republic; the Nature of a Definition
Kent Moors

An Interpretation of Plato's Euthyphro (Introduction; Part I, Sections 1-3)
Marlo Lewis, Jr.

The Virtù of Women: Machiavelli's Mandragola and Clizia
Jack D'Amico

Rousseau's Contract with and without his Inequality
Jim MacAdam

The Denial of Perennial Problems: the Negative Side of Quentin Skinner's Theory
David Boucher

Libertarianism and Political Philosophy: a Critique of Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia
David Schaefer

Spiritedness and Ethics and Politics: a Study of Aristotelian Psychology
Laurence Berns

Rational Theologians and Irrational Philosophers: a Straussian Perspective
Ernest Fortin

Walter Benjamin / Gershom Scholem
Stanley Corngold & Michael Jennings

The Political Implications of Heidegger's Being and Time: on Heidegger's "Being and Time" and the Possibility of Political Philosophy by Mark Blitz
Charles M. Sherover

Response to Sherover
Mark Blitz

Algeny by Jeremy Rifkin
Will Morrisey

Short Notices: How Democratic is the Constitution? and How Capitalistic is the Constitution? edited by Robert A. Goldwin & William A. Schambra; Statesmanship: Essays in Honor of Sir Winston S. Churchill edited by Harry V. Jaffa; Winston Churchill's World View by Kenneth W. Thompson; Richard Hooker and the Politics of a Christian England by Robert K. Faulkner; Education and Culture in the Political Thought of Aristotle by Carnes Lord; Machiavelli's New Modes and Orders: the Discourses on Livy by Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr.; Rousseau's Social Contract: the Design of the Argument by Hilail Gildin; Rousseau's State of Nature: the Discourse on Inequality by Marc F. Plattner
Will Morrisey

Vol. 12/1 (January 1984)

Gadamer on Strauss: an Interview
Ernest L. Fortin

Hamlet: the Cosmopolitan Prince
Paul A. Cantor

Hegel on the Source of Political Authority
Michael H. Mitias

The Lion and the Ass: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Chapters 40-43)
Robert Sacks

Justice in Translation
Joel B. Lidov

Exploring the Limits of Analytic Philosophy: a Critique of Nozick's Philosophical Explanations
Nicholas Capaldi

Character Names in Dostoevsky's Fiction by Charles E. Passage
Joan Richardson

After Virtue by Alasdair MacIntyre; Nihilism: a Philosophical Essay by Stanley Rosen
Will Morrisey

Plato's "Phaedo": an Interpretation by Kenneth Dorter; Averroës' Three Short Commentaries on Aristotle's "Topics," "Rhetoric," and "Poetics" edited and translated by Charles E. Butterworth; Dissidence et philosophie au moyen age: Dante et ses antécédents by E.L. Fortin.
Will Morrisey

Vol. 11/3 (September 1983)

Shakespeare's Apology for Imitative Poetry: The Tempest and The Republic
Barbara Tovey

Montesquieu's Perception of His Audience for the Spirit of the Laws
Anne M. Cohler

Ethics and Politics in the Work of Jürgen Habermas
A. Anthony Smith

The Lion and the Ass: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Chapters 38 & 39)
Robert Sacks

Defending Socrates and Defending Politics: a Response to Stewart Umphrey
Thomas West

Heidegger's "Being and Time" and the Possibility of Political Philosophy, by Mark Blitz
Michael A. Gillespie

Short Notices: Plato's "Phaedrus" by Ronna Burger; Aristotle on Political Reasoning by Larry Arnhart; Rousseau's Emile--Introduction, Translation and Notes by Allan Bloom; Rousseau's Reveries--Translation, Preface, Notes and Interpretive Essay by Charles E. Butterworth; The Political Philosophy of the Frankfurt School by George Friedman
Will Morrissey

Index to Interpretation, Volumes 1-10
Robert L. Stone

Vol. 11/2 (May 1983)

An Unspoken Theme in Plato's Gorgias: War
Arlene W. Saxonhouse

The Good Life, Slavery, and Acquisition: Aristotle's Introduction to Politics
Mary Nichols

Aristotle on Limits and Satisfactions of Political Life
Catherine Zuckert

Temporal Royalties and Virtue's Airy Voice in The Tempest
Timothy Fuller

The Pursuit of Happiness in Jefferson, and its Background in Bacon and Hobbes
Jeffrey Barnouw

The Lion and the Ass: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Chapters 35-37)
Robert Sacks

Vol. 11/1 (January 1983)

The Crito as a Mythological Mime
Thomas Payne

The Invocation to the Georgics
Eve Adler

Melville's "Benito Cereno": Civilization, Barbarism and Race
William D. Richardson

Marx and Lenin
Thomas G. West

The Lion and the Ass: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Chapters 31-34)
Robert Sacks

Bureaucrats, Policy Analysis, Statesmen, Who Leads? edited by Robert A. Goldwin
Joseph M. Bessette

Masters of International Thought and Morality and Foreign Policy, by Kenneth W. Thompson
Robert F. Smith

Vol. 10/2 & 3 (May & September 1982)

The Education of a Sophist: Aspects of Plato's Protagoras
Patrick Coby

Aristotle's Art of Acquisition and the Conquest of Nature
Warren R. Brown

Notes for a Reading of Augustine, Confessions, Book X
Thomas Prufer

Machiavelli versus Dante: Language and Politics in the Dialogue on Language
Larry Peterman

Shakespeare's Caesar's Plan
David Lowenthal

Economics or Political Philosophy: Which Should Prevail in Public Policy?
J. Harvey Lomax

The Lion and the Ass: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Chapters 25-30)
Robert Sacks

Notes Toward an "Apologia pro vita sua"
George Anastaplo

Eros and Thumos
Stewart Umphrey

Response to Umphrey
David Bolotin

Vol. 10/1 (January 1982)

The Life of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, translated by J.E. Parsons & Whitney Blair
Thomas Hobbes

The Undercover Hero: Odysseus from Dark to Daylight
Mera J. Flaumenhaft

The Theology of Leviathan: Hobbes on Religion
Richard Sherlock

Pleasure, Power, and Immortality
Joseph J. Carpino

The Lion and the Ass: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Chapters 21-24)
Robert Sacks

Some Thoughts about Eva Brann's Paradoxes of Education in a Republic
Chaninah Maschler

The Truth of Freedom, by John M. Anderson
Steven Gans

Vol. 9/2 & 3 (September 1981)

The Rationality of Political Speech: An Interpretation of Aristotle's Rhetoric
Larry Arnhart

Manliness and Friendship in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Jan H. Blits

The Winter's Tale: The Triumph of Comedy over Tragedy
Mary Nichols

On Bacon's Advertisement Touching a Holy War
Jerry Weinberger

On Sir William Temple's Political and Philosophical Teaching
John Parson's, Jr.

John Locke: Revolution, Resistance, or Opposition?
Susan Power

The Politics of Performance: An Interpretation of Bolingbroke's Political Theory
Barry Cooper

Labor, the State, and Aesthetic Theory in the Writings of Schiller
Philip J. Kain

Law as the Basis of the State: Hegel
Michael H. Mitias

Dilthey's Essay The Poetic Imagination: A Poetics of Force
Stanley Corngold

Historicism and Statesmanship in the Reform Argument of Woodrow Wilson
Kent A. Kirwan

Gadamer and Kant: The Critique of Modern Aesthetic Consciousness in Truth and Method
Richard L.Velkley

Bertrand de Jouvenel: Order, Legitimacy, and the Model of Rousseau
Robert C. Grady

Rawls and the Harried Mother
William R. Marty

Ideology and Reality: The Ideologue's Persuasion in Modern Politics
Jürgen Gebhardt

Science, Morality, and Transnationalism
Kenneth W. Thompson

The Crisis of Contemporary Political Theory: on Jacobson's Pride and Solace
Peter T. Manicas

The Spirit of Liberalism, by Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr.
Patrick Coby

Political Parties in the Eighties, edited by Robert A. Goldwin
Will Morrissey

Vol. 9/1 (August 1980)

The Lion and the Ass: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Chapters 11-20)
Robert Sacks

Aeschylus' Oresteia and the Origins of Political Life
David K. Nichols

On the End of Thucydides' Narrative
John A. Wettergreen

On Halevi's Kuzari as a Platonic Dialogue
Aryeh L. Motzkin

Duncan Forbes's Hume's Philosophical Politics
R.S. Hill

Harry A. Wolfson as Interpreter of Medieval Thought
Aryeh L. Motzkin

Vol. 8/2, 3 (May 1980)

In Honor and Memory of Martin Diamond

The Writings of Martin Diamond: A Bibliography
William Schambra

The Least Imperfect Government: On Martin Diamond's "Ethics and Politics"
Marvin Meyers

Comment: The Politics of Martin Diamond's Science
Thomas J. Scorza

An Excerpt from "Lincoln's Greatness"
Martin Diamond

Martin Diamond on "Lincoln's Greatness"
William Schambra

The Lion and the Ass: A Commentary on the Book of Genesis (Chapters 1-10)
Robert Sacks

What is Law: The Minos Reconsidered
Judith Best

Rousseau's Civil Religion
Charles M. Sherover

Sartre and the Decadents
Edith Hartnett

Zarathustra's Dancing Song
Laurence Lampert

Aspects of Identity and Alienation
Nathan Rotenstreich

Progressivism and Political Science: The Case of Charles E. Merriam
Glenn N. Schram

The Defense of Liberty, Anastaplo's The Constitutionalist
Glen E. Thurow

Frederick D. Wilhelmsen's Christianity and Political Philosophy
Joseph J. Carpino

Thomas J. Scorza's In the Times Before Steamships: Billy Budd, The Limits of Politics and Modernity
Will Morrissey

Vol. 8/1 (January 1979)

Preface to Hobbes politische Wissenschaft
Leo Strauss

Falstaff in the Valley of the Shadow of Death
Michael Platt

Reason and Obligation in Leviathan
John F. Wilson

An Introduction to Locke's First Treatise
Michael P. Zuckert

Lordship and Bondage in Luther and Marx
Abraham Rotstem

Tragedy in the State of Nature: Melville's Typee
Thomas J. Scorza

Vol. 7/3 (September 1978)

An Unspoken Prologue to a Public Lecture at St. John's [In Honor of Jacob Klein, 1899-1978]
Leo Strauss

Coriolanus and Aristotle's Magnanimous Man Reconsidered
John Alvis

The "Linguistic Imperialism" of Lorenzo Valla and the Renaissance Humanists
Lawrence J. Johnson

John Milton and Freedom of Expression
Francis Canavan

Halifax: The Complete Trimmer Revisited
J.E. Parsons, Jr.

Mill's Concept of Happiness
Fred R. Berger

Vol. 7/2 (May 1978)

The Offense of Socrates: A Re-reading of Plato's Apology
Eva Brann

The Prometheus Story in Plato's Protagoras
Clyde Lee Miller

The Comic Remedy: Machiavelli's "Mandragola"
Mera J. Flaumenhaft

Volitional Anticipation and Popular Wisdom in Descartes
Richard B. Carter

Alienation and the American Science of Politics
John W. Coffey

Will Morrisey, Gerald J. Galgan, Martin Nozick

Vol. 7/1 (January 1978)

Francis Bacon and the Conquest of Nature
Laurence Berns

Three Concepts of Freedom: Kant-Hegel-Marx
Mieczyslaw Maneli

Notes from Charles Dickens's Christmas Carol
George Anastaplo

Legality and Illegality as Instruments of Revolutionaries in Their Quest for Power: Remarks Occasioned by the Outlook of Herbert Marcuse
George Schwab

The Seven-Day Story
Chaninah Maschler

Vol. 6/3 (October 1977)

Socratic Politics and Self-Knowledge: An Interpretation of Plato's Charmides
Christopher Bruell

Nietzsche's Lament of Ariadne
Karl Reinhardt

The Moral Legitimacy of Governments
Gershon Weiler

Vol. 6/2 (May 1977)

Nietzsche and Liberation: The Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future
Jensen, Pamela K.

Authority and Freedom: The Democratic Philosophy of Yves R. Simon
Cochran, Clarke E.

Niebuhr's Conception of Politics in the United States and the World
Thompson, Kenneth W.

The Choice Between Perfectionism and Rawlsian Contractarianism
Nielsen, Kai

Vol. 6/1 (Fall 1976)

On the Theme of Plato's Laches
Umphrey, Stewart

An Interpretation of Fortescue's De Laudibus Legum Angliae
Pollingue, Mary

Three Cosmologies
Carpino, Joseph

Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Political Thought: a Review Article
Schram, Glenn N.

Vol. 5/3 (Spring 1976)

Revolution and the Formation of Political Soceity in the Social Contract
Gildin, Hilail

Marx's Critique of Philosophy
Stern, Peter

Winston Churchill on Empire and the Limits of Politics
Emmert, Kirk

Political Philosophy and the Right to Rebellion
Berns, Laurence

Vol. 5/2 (Winter 1975)

Leo Strauss: A Biography and Memorial, 1899-1973
Cropsey, Joseph

A Reading of Sophocles' Antigone: III
Benardete, Seth

An Introduction to the Reading of Plato's Laches
Blitz, Mark

Locke's Theory of Property
Lemos, Ramon M.

Vol. 5/1 (Summer 1975)

A Reading of Sophocles' Antigone: II
Benardete, Seth

Montaigne's Intention and his Rhetoric
Schaefer, David L.

Technology, Philosophy and Political Virtue: The Case of Billy Budd, Sailor
Scorza, Thomas J.

Platt, Michael

Vol. 4/3 (Spring 1975)

Xenophon's Anabasis
Strauss, Leo

A Reading of Sophocles' Antigone: I
Benardete, Seth

Begetting and Belonging in Shakespeare's Othello
Flaumenhaft, Mera J.

The Law of Nature in the Christian Commonwealth: Hobbes' Argument for Civil Authority
Grady, Robert C., II

Vol. 4/2 (Winter 1974)

Homeric Honor and Thucydidean Necessity
Engeman, Thomas S.

Theory and Practice in the Founding of the Republic
Allen, W.B.

Intellectual Biography as a Form of the History of Ideas
Orr, Robert R.

Atheistic Freedom and the International Society for the Suppression of Savage Customs: An Interpretation of Conrad's Heart of Darkness
Neumann, Harry

Vol. 4/1 (Winter 1974)

Preliminary Observations of the Gods in Thucydides' Work
Strauss, Leo

Rembrandt and the Human Condition
White, Howard

Nietzsche as Cosmologist: The Idea of the Eternal Recurrence as a Cosmological Doctrine and Some Aspects of its Relation to the Doctrine of the Will to Power
Combee, Jerry H.

Arnold Toynbee: Nationalism as a "False God"
Perry, Marvin

Vol. 3/2,3 (Winter 1973)

Note on the Plan of Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil
Strauss, Leo

The Idea of Death in the Philosophy of Hegel
Kojève, Alexandre

Remarks on the 1001 Nights
Mahdi, Muhsin

An Introduction to Dante's De Monarchia
Peterman, Larry

Edmund Burke: The Psychology of Citizenship
Adams, Larry I.

Human Emancipation and Revolution
Rotenstreich, Nathan

Christian Ambiguity and Social Disorder
Mead, Walter M.

Vol. 3/1 (Autumn 1972)

"An Exquisite Platform": Utopia
Brann, Eva

Gratitude, Nature and Piety in King Lear
Berns, Laurence

On the Induction of The Taming of the Shrew
Caton, Hiram

"And In Its Wake We Followed" The Political Wisdom of Mark Twain
Zuckert, Catherine and Michael

Vol. 2/3 (Spring 1972)

About Plato's Philebus
Klein, Jacob Editor's Corrections to originally published article (pdf)

On Corneille's Horace
Trafton, Dain A.

Tom Sawyer: Hero of Middle America
Jaffa, Harry V.

The Dependence of Fact Upon 'Value'
Diamond, Martin

Vol. 2/2 (Winter 1971)

Pleasure and Reason: Marcuse's Idea of Freedom
Rhodes, James M.

Freedom as an End of Politics
Sasseen, Robert F.

On La Rochefoucauld: Preliminary Reflections
Parsons, J.E., Jr.

Macbeth and the Tyrannical Man
White, Howard B

Vol. 2/1 (Summer 1971)

Philosophy as Rigorous Science and Political Philosophy
Strauss, Leo

The Myth of Virgil's Aeneid
Klein, Jacob

On Plato's Timaeus and Timaeus' Science Fiction
Benardete, Seth

Note on the Intention of James Harrington's Political Art
Wettergreen, John A.

Vol. 1/2 (Winter 1970)

Bacon's Wisdom of the Ancients
White, Howard B.

On Descartes' Discourse on Method
Cropsey, Joseph

The Design of Montesquieu's Considerations on the Causes of the Greatness of the Romans and Their Decline
Lowenthal, David

Considering Crusoe: Part II
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Self and Political Order
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On the Euthydemus
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Hegel, Marx, and Christianity
Kojève, Alexandre

An Interpretation of Plato's Ion
Bloom, Allan

Macbeth's Last Words
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Considering Crusoe: Part I
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