Volume 46, Issue 3
(Summer 2020)



Poetic Justice: An In-Depth Examination of Aristophanes’s Portrait of Socrates
by Lisa Leibowitz

A Modern in Disguise? Leo Strauss on Marsilius of Padua
by Alessandro Mulieri

Locke on the Limits of Human Understanding
by Devin Stauffer

Churchill’s Marlborough: The Character of a Trimmer
by Charles R. Sullivan

The Guide to The Guide: Some Observations on “How To Begin
To Study The Guide of the Perplexed”

by Ying Zhang


Dante’s Philosophical Life: Politics and Human Wisdom in “Purgatorio” by Paul Stern
reviewed by Marco Andreacchio

Michael Oakeshott and Leo Strauss: The Politics of Renaissance and Enlightenment by David McIlwain
reviewed by Elizabeth Corey

The Life of Alcibiades: Dangerous Ambition and the Betrayal of Athens by Jacqueline de Romilly; translated by Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings
reviewed by Emily A. Davis

The Catholic Writings of Orestes Brownson by Michael P. Federici
reviewed by Jerome C. Foss

Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation against America by Mary Grabar
reviewed by Steven H. Frankel

The Soul of Statesmanship: Shakespeare on Nature, Virtue, and Political Wisdom by Khalil M. Habib and L. Joseph Hebert Jr.
reviewed by Raymond Hain

Democracy and Imperialism: Irving Babbitt and Warlike Democracies by William S. Smith
reviewed by Richard Jordan

Homer’s Hero: Human Excellence in the “Iliad” and the “Odyssey” by Michelle M. Kundmueller
reviewed by Spencer Krauss

Lacan contra Foucault: Subjectivity, Sex and Politics by Nadia Bou Ali and Rohit Goel
reviewed by Lucien Oulahbib

Briefwechsel by Martin Heidegger, and Fiala: Die Geschichte einer Versuchung by Karl Löwith
reviewed by Jan P. Schenkenberger

Bureaucracy in America: The Administrative State’s Challenge to Constitutional Government by Joseph Postell
reviewed by Mark A. Scully

The Rediscovery of America: Essays by Harry V. Jaffa on the New Birth of Politics by Harry V. Jaffa, and Unmasking the Administrative State: The Crisis of American Politics in the Twenty-First Century by John Marini
reviewed by Benjamin Slomski

Sparta’s First Attic War: The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta by Paul A. Rahe,
reviewed by Scott Yenor