DOUBLE ISSUE Volume 12, Issues 2 & 3, May – Sept 1984


This is a complete double issue and includes articles, book reviews, discussions and special reviews.


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 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