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Volume 45, Issue 1
(Spring 2019)

“Who Would Be Free, Themselves Must Strike the Blow”: Revolt and Rhetoric in Douglass’s Heroic Slave and Melville’s Benito Cereno
by Matthew S. Brogdon

Socrates’s Political Legacy: Xenophon’s Socratic Characters in Hellenica I and II
by Ariel Helfer

The Radicalness of Strauss’s On Tyranny
by Lorraine Smith Pangle

With Steel or Poison: Machiavelli on Conspiracy
by David Polansky and Daniel Schillinger


Persian Letters by Montesquieu
reviewed by Ingrid Ashida

Legacies of Losing in American Politics by Jeffrey Tulis and Nicole Mellow
reviewed by Kevin J. Burns

Montesquieu and the Despotic Ideas of Europe by Vickie B. Sullivan
reviewed by Peter Busch

The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World by Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro
reviewed by Rodrigo Chacón

Shakespeare’s Thought: Unobserved Details and Unsuspected Depths in Thirteen Plays by David Lowenthal
reviewed by Bernard J. Dobski

The Woman Question in Plato’s “Republic” by Mary Townsend
reviewed by Elizabeth C’ de Baca Eastman

The Fragility of Consciousness: Faith, Reason, and the Human Good, by Frederick Lawrence
reviewed by Michael P. Foley

The New Testament: A Translation by David Bentley Hart
reviewed by Raymond Hain

Walker Percy and the Politics of the Wayfarer by Brian A. Smith
reviewed by Thomas R. Pope

Doubting Progress: Two Reviews A Road to Nowhere: The Idea of Progress and Its Critics by Matthew W. Slaboch
individually reviewed by Lewis Hoss and Eno Trimçev

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Volume 44, Issue 3
(Spring 2018)

Philosophy as Awareness of Fundamental Problems, or Leo Strauss’s Debt to Heidegger’s Aristotle
by Rodrigo Chacón

Why a World State Is Unnecessary: The Continuing Debate on World Government
by W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz

Reading Benardete: A New Parmenides
by Laurence Lampert

An Exchange: Nietzsche’s Final Teaching Ronald Beiner and Charles U. Zug
by Michael Allen Gillespie

On Nietzsche’s Final Teaching: A Response to My Critics
by Michael Allen Gillespie

Developing a Nietzschean Account of Musical Form: A Rejoinder to Michael Gillespie’s Response
by Charles U. Zug


What Is Wrong with Human Rights? La loi naturelle et les droits de l’homme by Pierre Manent
reviewed by José A. Colen


For Humanism, edited by David Alderson and Robert Spencer
reviewed by Marco Andreacchio

Tyrants: A History of Power, Injustice, and Terror by Waller R. Newell
reviewed by Bernard J. Dobski

James Madison and Constitutional Imperfection by Jeremy D. Bailey
reviewed by Jerome C. Foss

The Virtue Ethics of Levi Gersonides by Alexander Green
reviewed by Raymond Hain

Public Intellectuals in the Global Arena: Professors or Pundits?, edited by Michael C. Desch
reviewed by Richard Jordan

Fate and Freedom in the Novels of David Adams Richards by Sara MacDonald and Barry Craig
reviewed by Mary Mathie

“Philosophie und Religion”: Schellings Politische Philosophie by Ryan Scheerlinck
reviewed by Tyler Tritten

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Volume 44, Issue 2 (Winter 2018)

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

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Volume 44, Issue 1 (Fall 2017)

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 reviewed 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 by Pierre Manent, 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

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Volume 43, Issue 3 (Spring 2017)

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 Ibáñez-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, edited by Timothy Burns
reviewed by Antoine P. St-Hilaire

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Volume 43, Issue 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

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Volume 43, Issue 1  (Winter 2017)

Tributes to Hilail Gilden: Tim Burns, Marco Andrecchio, Javier Berzal de Dios, 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

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 y Allan Arkush

The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke: From the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence by David Bromwich
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 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

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Volume 42 Issue 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,” “Charades,” 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

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

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


Arendtian Constitutionalism: Law, Politics and the Order of Freedom by Christian Volkreviewed 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

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Volume 42 Issue 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



What Would Socrates Do? by Joel Alden Schlosserreviewed by Dwight Allman

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

Comic Cure for Delusional Democracy by Gene Fendtreviewed by J. A. Colen

The Religious Origins of American Freedom and Equality  by David Peddlereviewed by Jerome C. Foss

Un-Willing: An Inquiry into the Rise of Will’s Power and an Attempt to Undo It by Eva Brannreviewed by Bryan-Paul Frost

After Leo Strauss by Tucker Landyreviewed by A. Pageau St-Hilaire

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

Modern and American Dignity by Peter Augustine Lawlerreviewed by Thomas E. Schneider

Leo Strauss: Man of Peace by Robert Howsereviewed by G. T. Sigalet

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Volume 42 Issue 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. Nicholsreviewed by Joseph Alulis

Philosophy Between the Lines: The Lost History of Esoteric Writing by Arthur M. Melzerreviewed 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 Virolireviewed by Gregory A. McBrayer

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

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

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

Democracy in Decline: Steps in the Wrong Direction by James Allanreviewed by Thomas E. Schneider

Sovereignty: The Origin and Future of a Political and Legal Concept by Dieter Grimmreviewed by Stephen Sims

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Volume 41 Issue 3 (Spring 2015) & Volume 41 Issue 2 (Fall 2014)

Volume 41 Issue 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 Pelluchonreviewed by Steven H. Frankel

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

Locke, Science, and Politics by Steven Fordereviewed by Will Morrisey

Volume 41 Issue 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 AssTranslation 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. Yaffereviewed by Fred Baumann

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

Shakespeare’s Political Wisdom by Timothy W. Burnsreviewed by Rafael Major

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Volume 40 Issue 3 (Winter 2014) & Volume 41 Issue 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. Sacksreviewed
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 and Lee Wardreviewed
by Will Morrisey

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Volume 40 Issue 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 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: McIntyre’s Tradition-Constituted Reason and Frankfurt School Critical Theory
by Jeffery L. Nicholas
reviewed by James Fetter

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Volume 40 Issue 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 Ghibelline


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

Ever Ancient, Ever New: Ruminations on the City, the Soul, and the Church by Ernest L. Fortinreviewed 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 Greenreviewed by David Ragazzoni

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

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Volume 39 Issue 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

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Volume 39 Issue 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 WilliamsRousseau 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, 1880-1896 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

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Volume 39 Issue 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

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Volume 38 Issue 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

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Volume 38 Issue 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

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Volume 38 Issue 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

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Volume 37 Issue 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. Ahrensdorfreviewed by Patrick Coby

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

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

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

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

Orientalism and Islam: European Thinkers on Oriental Despotism in the Middle East and India by Michael Curtisby Ünew Daglie

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Volume 37 Issue 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

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Volume 37 Issue 1 (Summer 2009)

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

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

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


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

Men of Little Faith by Cecelia Kenyon by Scott Kuzner

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

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

Between Athens and Jerusalem by David Janssens by Faisal Baluch

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Volume 36 Issue 3 (Summer 2009)

The Problem of Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology by Anna Schmidt


What is a Fascist? Goldberg and Xenos on Fascism and Leo Strauss by James Costopoulos

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

Diodotus and Thucydides by Christopher Lewis Lauriello

Postscript to “A Report on Leo Strauss’s Course on Giambattista Vico” by Wayne Ambler

Addenda and Corrigenda by Emmanuel Petard

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Volume 36 Issue 2 (Winter 2009)

Review-Essay: Thinking about the Founding  by M. Richard Zinman

Lucrezia in Mandragola: Machiavelli’s New Prince  by Heather Hadar Wright

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

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


Vico and Plato by Nancy du Bois by Marco Andreacchio

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

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Volume 36 Issue 1 (Fall 2008)

“Restatement,” by Leo Strauss(Critical Edition) by Emmanuel Petard

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Volume 35 Issue 3 (Summer 2008)

Hares, Hounds, Herds, and Hives in Xenophon’s “Cyropaedia” by Christopher Whidden

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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Volume 35 Issue 2 (Spring 2008)

Hares, Hounds, Herds, and Hives in Xenophon’s “Cyropaedia” by Christopher Whidden

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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Volume 35 Issue 1 (Fall 2007)

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

Beyond Struggle and Power: Heidegger’s Secret Resistance by Richard Polt


An Islamic Philosophy of Virtuous Religions: Introducing Alfarabi by Joshua Parensby Ann C. Wymann

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

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

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

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

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

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Volume 34 Issue 3 (Summer 2007)

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


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

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

Democracy: A History by John Dunn  by David Lewis Schaefer

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

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Volume 34 Issue 2 (Spring 2007)

Two Tales of Tyranny  by Mark Kremer

Politics and Dialogue in the Philebus by James L. Wood

Deception in Xenophon’s Cyropaedia  by Christopher Whidden


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

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Volume 34 Issue 1 (Fall/Winter 2006)

Learning without Teaching: Recollection in the Meno  by Roslyn Weiss

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

Beyond Historicism: Collingwood, Strauss, Momigliano  by Carlo Altini

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


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

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Volume 33 Issue 3 (Summer 2006)

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

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

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

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

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Volume 33 Issue 2 (Spring 2006)

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

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

What Is Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology?  by Jianhong Chen

Thomas Aquinas Meets Thomas Jefferson  by Harry V. Jaffa

Discussion: Strauss and Christianity  by Corine Pelluchon


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

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

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Volume 33 Issue 1 (Fall/Winter 2005)

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

Prince Harry: Shakespeare’s Critique of Machiavelli by Avery Plaw

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

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


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

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Volume 32 Issue 3 (Summer 2005)

Strauss and Cohen: The Question of Enlightened Judaism  by Corine Pelluchon

Discussion: On Michael Zuckert’s Launching Liberalism  by Peter C. Myers

On Michael Zuckert’s Locke  by David Lewis Schaefer

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


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

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

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Volume 32 Issue 2 (Spring 2005)

Maimonides on Free Will at the Societal Level  by Berel Dov Lerner

“To Order Well the State”: the Politics of Titus Andronicus  by 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

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Volume 32 Issue 1 (Winter 2004-05)

Priam The Patriarch, His City and His Sons  by Mera Flaumenhaft

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

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

Discussion: Darwinism, Magnanimity, and Modernity  by 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

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Volume 31 Issue 3 (Summer 2004)

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

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

Discussion: Ascending with Socrates: Plato’s Use of Homeric Imagery in the Symposium  by Zdravko Planinc

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Volume 31 Issue 2 (Spring 2004)

Moses Rhetor  by Jules Gleicher

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

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


Aristide Tessitore, Reading Aristotle’s “Ethics”: Virtue, Rhetoric, and Political Philosophy  by Arcelia Rodriguez

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

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Volume 31 Issue 1 (Fall 2003)

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

Discussion: Mind Your Own Business: The Trouble with Justice in Plato’s Republic  by Patrick Coby

Katabasis in Plato’s Symposium  by Sean Steel


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

Colloquial Hermeneutics: Eva Brann’s Odyssey by Mera Flaumenhaft

Our Attraction to Justice  by Wayne Ambler

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

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Volume 30 Issue 3 (Summer 2003)

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

The Numerological Structure of the Spirit of the Laws  by Robert McMahon

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

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

The Gospels According to Saints Isaac and Albert  by Alex Harvey


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

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

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Volume 30 Issue 2 (Spring 2003)

Moses Dikastes  by Jules Gleicher

New Developments in Xenophon Studies  by Eric Buzzetti

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

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


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

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Volume 30 Issue 1 (Fall 2002)

Story and Plot in the Book of Judges  by Howard Moltz

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

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

What is Political Theology?  by Heinrich Meier

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

A Review of Stephen Wolfram’s A New Kind of Science  by Alex Harvey

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Volume 29 Issue 3 (Spring 2002)

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

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

On Plutarch’s Life of Caesar  by Jules Gleicher

“Mathematici” v. “Dogmatici”: Understanding the Realist Project Through Hobbes  by Laurie M. Johnson Bagby


L’athéisme, by Alexandre Kojève  by Kalev Pehme

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

Response to Lewis and Sheppard  by Harry V. Jaffa

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Volume 29 Issue 2 (Winter 2001-2)

Aristotle on “the Vulgar”: An Ethical and Social Examination by Harry Adams

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

‘…This Scattered Kingdom’: A Study of King Lear by Zdravko Planinc

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

A Triple Inquiry into the Human Center by Richard Freis

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

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Volume 29 Issue 1 (Fall 2001)

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

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

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

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

Correspondence  by Alexandre Kojève and Carl Schmitt

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

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Volume 28 Issue 3 (Spring 2001)

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

Putting Things Back Together in Kant  by Laurence Berns

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

Three Review Essays of Harry V. Jaffa, A New Birth of Freedom: Philosophy, History, and Jaffa’s Universe  by Edward J. Erler

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

Jaffa’s Lincolnian Defense of the Founding  by Thomas G. West

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Volume 28 Issue 2 (Winter 2000-2001)

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

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


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

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

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

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Volume 28 Issue 1 (Fall 2000)

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

Marx’s Anomalous Reading of Spinoza by Gordon Hull

Corrections to Leo Strauss, “German Nihilism”
by Wiebke Meier

Reply to Arnhart by Richard F. Hassing

Reply to Lowenthal by Edward J. Erler

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

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


Ravelstein, by Saul Bellow by Travis Curtright

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Volume 27 Issue 3 (Spring 2000)

Friendship and Politics in Sophocles’ Philoctetes  by 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  by Nancy Yousef

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

Response to Erler  by David Lowenthal

Defending Natural Right  by Larry Arnhart

The Scottish Enlightenment in Thought and Practice  by Eduardo A. Velásquez


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

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

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Volume 27 Issue 2 (Winter 1999-2000)

Heidegger and Strauss: Temporality, Religion and Philosophy  by Laurence Berns

John Rawls and Liberal Neutrality  by Tim Hurley

Darwinian Natural Right?  by Richard F. Hassing


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

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

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

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Volume 27 Issue 1 (Fall 1999)

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

Stanley Fish’s Miltonic Interpretation of Martin Luther King  by William Walker

Constitutional Government and Judicial Power: The Political Science of The Federalist  by 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 by Charles E. Butterworth

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

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

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Volume 26 Issue 3 (Spring 1999)

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

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

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

Tractatus Liquorico-Philosophicus, by Sigmund Steinkopf  by Joseph Carpino


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

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

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

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

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Volume 26 Issue 2 (Winter 1999)

Moses Politikos by Jules Gleicher

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

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

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

Leadership—Natural and Conventional—in Melville’s ‘Benito Cereno’  by Catharine H. Zuckert

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


Aristotle’s “Physics”: A Guided Study, by Joe Sachs  by George Anastaplo

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

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

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

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

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

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Volume 26 Issue 1 (Fall 1998)

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

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

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

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

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


Heidegger, the Polity, and National Socialism  by Frank Schalow

Whose Pluralism?  by Bruce W. Ballard

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Volume 25 Issue 3 (Spring 1998)

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

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

Milton and the Declaration of Independence  by John Alvis

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

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


Vindicating the Founders, by Thomas G. West  by Christopher Flannery

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Volume 25 Issue 2 (Winter 1998)

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

Philosophy Statesmanship, and Pragmatism in Plato’s Euthydemus  by Tucker Landy

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


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

Response to Walter Lammi  by Catherine Zuckert

Collected Essays, by Ernest L. Fortin  by Francis Canavan

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

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

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

De Gaulle, by Daniel J. Mahoney  by Will Morrisey

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Volume 25 Issue 1 (Fall 1997)

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

Poetic Justice for Plato’s Democracy? by Waldemar Hanasz

John Locke and Cultural Relativism by Bob Chase

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

Déjà Jew All Over Again: Dannhauser on Leo Strauss and Atheism by 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 Zuckertby by Will Morrisey

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Volume 24 Issue 3 (Spring 1997)

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

‘A Soldier and Afeard’: Macbeth and the Gospelling of Scotland  by Paul A. Cantor

Rousseau’s Adventure with Robinson Crusoe  by Todd R. Flanders

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

The Speech that Changed the World  by Harry V. Jaffa


The End of Science, by John Horgan  by Alex Harvey

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

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Volume 24 Issue 2 (Winter 1997)

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

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

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

Nietzsche’s Impatience: The Spiritual Necessities of Nietzsche’s Politics  by Thomas Heilke


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

Something to Hide, by Peter Levine  by Charles E. Butterworth

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

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Volume 24 Issue 1 (Fall 1996)

An Untitled Lecture on Plato’s Euthyphron  by Leo Strauss

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

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

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


Erotic Liberalism: Women and Revolution in Montesquieu’s Persian Letters, by Diana J. Schaub  by 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 Meierby Harry Neumann

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Volume 23 Issue 3 (Spring 1996)

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

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

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

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

Rousseau’s Philosophic Dream by Christopher Kelly

Allan Bloom and Thomas Aquinas on Eros and Immortality by 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 by Edward J. Erler

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

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

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Volume 23 Issue 2 (Winter 1996)

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

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

Moby-Dick and Melville’s Quarrel with America  by John Alvis

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

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Volume 23 Issue 1 (Fall 1995)

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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Volume 22 Issue 3 (Spring 1995)

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

Plato’s Alcibiades I by Mark Blitz

Aristotle on Tragedy: Rediscovering the Poetics  by Jacob A. Howland

Discussion: Aristotle on Detective Fiction by 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  by 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 by Peter McNamara

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Volume 22 Issue 2 (Winter 1994-95)

The Cultural Predicament in Biblical Narrative  by Yuval Lurie

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

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

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

Pascal on Certainty and Utility  by John C. McCarthy

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


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

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

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

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

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Volume 22 Issue 1 (Fall 1994)

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

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

Women in the Novels of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Jeffrey J. Poelvoorde

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

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

Leo Strauss and Classical Political Philosophy by David Bolotin


Liberalism, by Harry Neumann by Paul A. Basinski

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

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Volume 21 Issue 3 (Spring 1994)

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

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

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

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

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

On Hamlet’s Mousetrap by Alfred Mollin

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

King Lear by David Lowenthal

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


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

Interpreting Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America,” edited by Ken Masugi by John C. Koritansky

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Volume 21 Issue 2 (Winter 1993-94)

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

Reflections on and in Plato’s Cave by Joel Warren Lidz

Aristotle’s Dialectical Purposes by Bernard Jacobs

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

Tocqueville on Socialism and History by Peter Augustine Lawler

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

Discussion: The End of History? by Victor Gourevich


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

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

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

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Volume 21 Issue 1 (Fall 1993)

The Unnamed Fifth: Republic 369d by Carl Page

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

Gulliver’s Travels: The Stunting of a Philosopher by Richard Burrow


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

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

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

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

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Volume 20 Issue 3 (Spring 1993)

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

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

Shakespeare’s Demonic Prince by Grant B. Mindle

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

The Problem of Religion in Liberalism by Richard Sherlock & Roger Barrus

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

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Volume 20 Issue 2 (Winter 1992-93)

Phaedrus’ Cosmology in the Symposium by Charles Salman

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

Rousseau’s Socratism: The Political Bearing of “On Theatrical Imitation” by Leonard R. Sorenson

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

Nietzsche, Spengler, and Politics of Cultural Despair by John Farrenkopf

Tyranny: Ancient and Modern by Leah Bradshaw


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

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

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

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Volume 20 Issue 1 (Fall 1992)

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

Dante and Machiavelli: A Last Word by Larry Peterman

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


Collingwood’s Embattled Liberalism by James W. Muller

Individuals and Their Rights, by Tibor Machan by Nino Langiulli

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Volume 19 Issue 3 (Spring 1992)

The Education of Cyrus as Xenophon’s “Statesman” by John Ray

Belfagor: Machiavelli’s Short Story by Theodore A. Sumberg

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

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


Aristotle on the Human Good, by Richard Kraut by Aristide Tessitore

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

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Volume 19 Issue 2 (Winter 1991-92)

Freedom and Constraints in Prometheus Bound by Kenneth Dorter

Virtue and Knowledge: On Plato’s Protagoras by Joseph Cropsey

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

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

Kojève-Fessard Documents by Hugh Gillis (translator)

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


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

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Volume 19 Issue 1 (Fall 1991)

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

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

The Relation Between Philosophy and Religion by Laurence Berns

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


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

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

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

Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics, by Martin Heidegger by Schawlow

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Volume 18 Issue 3 (Spring 1991)

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

Discussion Souls Without Longing by Michael Platt

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

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Volume 18 Issue 2 (Winter 1990-91)

Some Observations About Plato’s Phaedo by Chaninah Maschler

The Serious Play of Plato’s Euthydemus by David Roochnik

The Wisdom of Plato’s Aristophanes by Charles Salman

David Hume’s Theology of Liberation by Roger M. Barrus

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

Feminist Theory and Its Discontents by Daryl McGowan Tress

DiscussionReply to Lowenthal by Christopher A. Colmo


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

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Volume 18 Issue 1 (Fall 1990)

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

On Ancients and Moderns by Joseph Cropsey

Rethinking the Diodotean Argument by Laurie M. Johnson

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

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

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

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

Discussion Comment on Colmo by David Lowenthal


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

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Volume 17 Issue 3 (Spring 1990)

Zarathustra’s Dancing Dialectic by Waller R. Newell

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

Civil Religion in Tocqueville’s Democracy in America by John C. Koritansky

Madison’s Party Press Essays by Colleen A. Sheehan

Reading Vico Three Times
by Theodore A. Submerge

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Volume 17 Issue 2 (Winter 1989-90)

Nietzsche’s Politics by Leslie Paul Thiele

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

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

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

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Volume 17 Issue 1 (Fall 1989)

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

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

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

Edmund Burke and the American Constitution by Morton J. Frisch

Seeing Justice Done: Aeschylus’ Oresteia by Mera J. Flaumenhaft

Evolutionary Biology and Naturalism by Roger D. Masters

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


On David Johnston by William Mathie

On Ann Hartle by Chanukah Maschler

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Volume 16 Issue 3 (Spring 1989)

Macbeth: Shakespeare Mystery Play by David Lowenthal

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

Love and Politics in Xenophon’s Cyropaedia by Leslie G. Rubin

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

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

Gaston Fessard and the Nature of Authority by Hugh Gillis

Tocqueville on Sexual Morality by Sanford Kessler


The Crisis of Liberal Democracy: A Straussian Perspective edited by Kenneth L. Deutsch and Walter Soffer by 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 by Michael P.Zuckert

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Volume 16 Issue 2 (Winter 1988-89)

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

Deliberate Belief and Digging Holes: Joseph Conrad and the Problem of Restraint by 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 by Heinrich Meier; translated by J. Harvey Lomax

Mill’s Dilemmas by Frederick J. Crosson

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

Philosophy as Noblest Idolatry in Paradise Lost by John Alvis

Machiavelli’s Castruccio Castracani by Theodore A. Sumberg

Xenophon and his Socrates by Christopher Buell

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Volume 16 Issue 1 (Fall 1988)

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

Rousseau’s Pure State of Nature by Victor Gourevitch

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

An Account of Recent Scholarship in Medieval Islamic Philosophy by Charles Butterworth

Discussion: “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 by William A. Galston

Humanizing Certitudes and Impoverishing Doubts: A Critique of The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom by Harry V. Jaffa
Philosophy, Science, and the Opening of the American Mind by Roger D. Masters

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

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

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Issues 2 & 3 (May & Sept. 1987)

Man and Nature in Plato’s Phaedo by K.L. Yeager

The Theaetetus and the Possibility of False Opinion by David Bolotin

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

Credulity and Curiosity in A Tale of a Tub by Richard Burrow

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

On the Wisdom of Nathan by Chaninah Maschler

Robert H. Horwitz, 1923-1987 by Will Morrisey


The Fate of the Self by Stanley Corngold by Will Morrisey

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Volume 15 Issue 1 (January 1987)

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

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

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

Discussion The Moral Foundations of the American Republic by Palmela K. Jensen

Delimiting Philosophy by Will Morrisey

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Issues 2 & 3 (May & Sept. 1986)

The Dramatic End of Plato’s Socrates by Joseph Cropsey

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

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

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

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

Reason and Rhetoric in Hobbes’s Leviathan by William Mathie

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

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

Autonomous Morality and the Idea of the Noble by Peter Simpson


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

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

Affirmative Action, Liberalism, and Teleology: On Nichoilas Capaldi’s Out of Order by Nino Langiulli

The Most Recent Thinking of Jürgen Habermas by Robert R. Sullivan

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

Short Notices: Freedom of Expression by Francis Canavan by Will Morrisey

Philosophical Apprenticeships by Hans-Georg Gadamer by Joan Stambaugh

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Volume 14 Issue 1 (January 1986)

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

“Exoteric Teaching” edited by Kenneth Hart Green by Leo Strauss

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

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


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

Setting the Seal on Marxist Criticism by Stephen H. Balch

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Volume 13 Issue 3 (September 1985)

Leo Strauss’s Studies in Platonic Political Philosophy by David Lowenthal

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

Individuation and Commonality in Feuerbach’s “Philosophy of Man” by Kit R. Christensen

John Stuart Mill: The Reformer Reformed by Allan D. Nelson

Appropriation and Understanding in the History of Political Philosophy: On Quentin Skinner’s Method by Michael P. Zuckert


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

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

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

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

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

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Volume 13 Issue 2 (May 1985)

Socratic Eironeia by Ronna Burger

Rousseau and the Management of the Passions by Peter Emberley

Virtue and Individual Rights in John Adams’ Defence by Robert Webking

The Meaning of ‘Will’ in Hegel’s Philosophy of Right by Donald J. Maletz

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

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

Leo Strauss and Liberal Education by Walter Nicgorski


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

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

The Artist as a Thinker: From Shakespeare to Joyce by George Anastaplo by 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 by 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. by Will Morrisey

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Volume 13 Issue 1 (January 1985)

Socrates’ Critique of Hedonism: A Reading of the Philebus by David Bolotin

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

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

An Introduction to Hegel’s ‘Introduction’ to the Philosophy of Right by Donald J. Maletz

On Laughter by Joseph J. Carpino

Discussion: De Gaulle as a Political Thinker: On Morrisey’s Reflections on De Gaulle by Angelo M. Codevilla

Reply to Codevilla by Will Morrisey


Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature by Richard Rorty
by Nino Langiulli

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Volume 12 Issues 2 & 3 (May & Sept. 1984)

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

Justice and Philosophy in Plato’s Republic: The Nature of a Definition by Kent Moors

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

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

Rousseau’s Contract with and without his Inequality by Jim MacAdam

The Denial of Perennial Problems: The Negative Side of Quentin Skinner’s Theory by David Boucher

Libertarianism and Political Philosophy: A Critique of Robert Nozick’s Anarchy, State, and Utopia by David Schaefer

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

Rational Theologians and Irrational Philosophers: A Straussian Perspective by Ernest Fortin

Walter Benjamin / Gershom Scholem by 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 by Charles M. Sherover

Response to Sherover by Mark Blitz


Algeny by Jeremy Rifkin by 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. Plattnerby Will Morrisey

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Volume 12 Issue 1 (January 1984)

Gadamer on Strauss: An Interview by Ernest L. Fortin

Hamlet: The Cosmopolitan Prince by Paul A. Cantor

Hegel on the Source of Political Authority by Michael H. Mitias

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

Discussion: Justice in Translation by Joel B. Lidov

Exploring the Limits of Analytic Philosophy: A Critique of Nozick’s Philosophical Explanations by Nicholas Capaldi


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

After Virtue by Alasdair MacIntyre; Nihilism: A Philosophical Essay by Stanley Rosen reviewed by 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.reviewed by Will Morrisey

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Volume 11 Issue 3 (September 1983)

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

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

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

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

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


Heidegger’s “Being and Time” and the Possibility of Political Philosophy, by Mark Blitz by 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 Friedmanby Will Morrissey

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

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Volume 11 Issue 2 (May 1983)

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

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

Aristotle on Limits and Satisfactions of Political Life by Catherine Zuckert

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

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

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

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Volume 11 Issue 1 (January 1983)

The Crito as a Mythological Mime by Thomas Payne

The Invocation to the Georgics by Eve Adler

Melville’s “Benito Cereno”: Civilization, Barbarism and Race by William D. Richardson

Marx and Lenin by Thomas G. West

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


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

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

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Volume 10 Issues 2 & 3 (May & September 1982)

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

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

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

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

Shakespeare’s Caesar’s Plan by David Lowenthal

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

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

Discussion: Notes Toward an “Apologia pro vita sua” by George Anastaplo

Eros and Thumos by Stewart Umphrey

Response to Umphrey by David Bolotin

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Volume 10 Issue 1 (January 1982)

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

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

The Theology of Leviathan: Hobbes on Religion  by Richard Sherlock

Pleasure, Power, and Immortality  by Joseph J. Carpino

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

Discussion: Some Thoughts about Eva Brann’s Paradoxes of Education in a Republic  by Chaninah Maschler


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

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Volume 9 Issues 2 & 3 (September 1981)

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

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

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

On Bacon’s Advertisement Touching a Holy War 
by Jerry Weinberger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rawls and the Harried Mother 
by William R. Marty

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

Science, Morality, and Transnationalism 
by Kenneth W. Thompson

Discussion: The Crisis of Contemporary Political Theory: On Jacobson’s Pride and Solace 
by Peter T. Manicas


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

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

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Volume 9 Issue 1 (August 1980)

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

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

On the End of Thucydides’ Narrative 
by John A. Wettergreen

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

Duncan Forbes’s Hume’s Philosophical Politics 
by R.S. Hill

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

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Volume 8 Issues 2 & 3 (May 1980)

In Honor and Memory of Martin Diamond

In Honor and Memory of Martin Diamond

The Writings of Martin Diamond: A Bibliography  by William Schambra

The Least Imperfect Government: On Martin Diamond’s “Ethics and Politics”  by Marvin Meyers

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

An Excerpt from “Lincoln’s Greatness”  by Martin Diamond

Martin Diamond on “Lincoln’s Greatness”  by William Schambra

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

What is Law: The Minos Reconsidered  by Judith Best

Rousseau’s Civil Religion  by Charles M. Sherover

Sartre and the Decadents  by Edith Hartnett

Zarathustra’s Dancing Song  by Laurence Lampert

Aspects of Identity and Alienation  by Nathan Rotenstreich

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

Discussion: The Defense of Liberty, Anastaplo’s The Constitutionalist  by Glen E. Thurow

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

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

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Volume 8 Issue 1 (January 1979)

Preface to Hobbes politische Wissenschaft  by Leo Strauss

Falstaff in the Valley of the Shadow of Death  by Michael Platt

Reason and Obligation in Leviathan  by John F. Wilson

An Introduction to Locke’s First Treatise  by Michael P. Zuckert

Lordship and Bondage in Luther and Marx  by Abraham Rotstem

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

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Volume 7 Issue 3 (September 1978)

An Unspoken Prologue to a Public Lecture at St. John’s (In Honor of Jacob Klein, 1899-1978)  by Leo Strauss

Coriolanus and Aristotle’s Magnanimous Man Reconsidered  by John Alvis

The “Linguistic Imperialism” of Lorenzo Valla and the Renaissance Humanists  by Lawrence J. Johnson

John Milton and Freedom of Expression  by Francis Canavan

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

Mill’s Concept of Happiness  by Fred R. Berger

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Volume 7 Issue 2 (May 1978)

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

The Prometheus Story in Plato’s Protagoras  by Clyde Lee Miller

The Comic Remedy: Machiavelli’s “Mandragola”  by Mera J. Flaumenhaft

Volitional Anticipation and Popular Wisdom in Descartes  by Richard B. Carter

Alienation and the American Science of Politics  by John W. Coffey


Hannah Arendt’s The Life of the Mind by Gerarld J. Galgan reviewed by Will Morrisey, Gerald J. Galgan, Martin Nozick

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Volume 7 Issue 1 (January 1978)

Francis Bacon and the Conquest of Nature  by Laurence Berns

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

Notes from Charles Dickens’s Christmas Carol  by George Anastaplo

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

The Seven-Day Story  by Chanukah Maschler

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

Nietzsche’s Lament of Ariadne  by Karl Reinhardt

The Moral Legitimacy of Governments  by Gershon Weiler

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Volume 6 Issue 2 (May 1977)

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

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

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

The Choice Between Perfectionism and Rawlsian Contractarianism  by Nielsen, Kai

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Volume 6 Issue 1 (Fall 1976)

On the Theme of Plato’s Laches  by Umphrey, Stewart

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

Three Cosmologies  by Carpino, Joseph
Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Political Thought: A Review Article  by Schram, Glenn N.

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Volume 5 Issue 3 (Spring 1976)

Revolution and the Formation of Political Soceity in the Social Contract by Gildin, Hilail
Marx’s Critique of Philosophy by Stern, Peter

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

Political Philosophy and the Right to Rebellion by Berns, Laurence

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Volume 5 Issue 2 (Winter 1975)

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

A Reading of Sophocles’ Antigone: III  by Benardete, Seth

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

Locke’s Theory of Property  by Lemos, Ramon M.

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Volume 5 Issue 1 (Summer 1975)

A Reading of Sophocles’ Antigone: II  by Benardete, Seth

Montaigne’s Intention and his Rhetoric  by Schaefer, David L.

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

Interpretation  by Platt, Michael

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Volume 4 Issue 3 (Spring 1975)

Xenophon’s Anabasis  by Strauss, Leo

A Reading of Sophocles’ Antigone: I  by Benardete, Seth

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

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

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Volume 4 Issue 2 (Winter 1974)

Homeric Honor and Thucydidean Necessity  by Engeman, Thomas S.

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

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

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

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Volume 4 Issue 1 (Winter 1974)

Preliminary Observations of the Gods in Thucydides’ Work
by Strauss, Leo

Rembrandt and the Human Condition
by 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
by Combee, Jerry H.

Arnold Toynbee: Nationalism as a “False God”
by Perry, Marvin

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Volume 3 Issues 2 & 3 (Winter 1973)

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

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

Remarks on the 1001 Nights
by Mahdi, Muhsin

An Introduction to Dante’s De Monarchia
by Peterman, Larry

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

Human Emancipation and Revolution
by Rotenstreich, Nathan

Christian Ambiguity and Social Disorder
by Mead, Walter M.

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Volume 3 Issue 1 (Autumn 1972)

“An Exquisite Platform”: Utopia
by Brann, Eva

Gratitude, Nature and Piety in King Lear
by Berns, Laurence

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

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

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Volume 2 Issue 3 (Spring 1972)

About Plato’s Philebus by Klein, Jacob
Editor’s Corrections to originally published article included.

On Corneille’s Horace by Trafton, Dain A.

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

The Dependence of Fact Upon ‘Value’ by Diamond, Martin

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Volume 2 Issue 2 (Winter 1971)

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

Freedom as an End of Politics by Sasseen, Robert F.

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

Macbeth and the Tyrannical Man by White, Howard B

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Volume 2 Issue 1 (Summer 1971)

Philosophy as Rigorous Science and Political Philosophy by Strauss, Leo

The Myth of Virgil’s Aeneid by Klein, Jacob

On Plato’s Timaeus and Timaeus’ Science Fiction by Benardete, Seth

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

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Volume 1 Issue 2 (Winter 1970)

Bacon’s Wisdom of the Ancients by White, Howard B.

On Descartes’ Discourse on Method by Cropsey, Joseph

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

Considering Crusoe: Part II by Schrock, Thomas S.

Self and Political Order by Zetterbaum, Marvin

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Volume 1 Issue 1 (Summer 1970)

On the Euthydemus by Strauss, Leo

Hegel, Marx, and Christianity by Kojève, Alexandre

An Interpretation of Plato’s Ion by Bloom, Allan

Macbeth’s Last Words by Benardete, Jose A.

Considering Crusoe: Part I by Schrock, Thomas S.

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