Volume VI, Number 1, Winter 2006
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Practical Atheists
Andrew E. Busch: The Goldwater MythWhy Barry Goldwater was not a "Goldwater conservative."
Angelo M. Codevilla: The Logic of the "Peace Process"Why it will end, as usual, in renewed war.
Jerry Weinberger: American IdolBenjamin Franklin's greatest invention was himself.
Algis Valiunas: Philosophy in Democratic TimesThe mental keenness and literary grace of George Santayana.
Reviews of Books
James Q. Wilson: America's MayorA review of The Prince of the City: Giuliani, New York, and the Genius of American Life, by Fred Siegel
Ross Douthat: The Conservative CocoonA review of South Park Conservatives: The Revolt Against Liberal Media Bias, by Brian C. Anderson
Joseph Tartakovsky: Pictures Worth a Thousand LivesA review of The Other War: Israelis, Palestinians and the Struggle for Media Supremacy, by Stephanie Gutmann
Gerard Alexander: Where Have All the Voters Gone?A review of Get Out the Vote!: How to Increase Voter Turnout, by Donald Green and Alan Gerber
R. Shep Melnick: Fat of the LandA review of The New New Left: How American Politics Works Today, by Steven Malanga
Jean M. Yarbrough: The New FreedomReviews of Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism, by Ronald J. Pestritto;
and Woodrow Wilson: The Essential Political Writings, edited by Ronald J. Pestritto
Christopher Levenick: Sacred TextsA review of Interpreting the Bible and the Constitution, by Jaroslav Pelikan
Carnes Lord: Modern Virtue?A review of Duty Bound: Responsibility and American Public Life, by Mark Blitz
Thomas R. Martin: Ancient GreatnessReviews of Alexander: Destiny and Myth, by Claude Mossť, translated by Janet Lloyd;
Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past, by Paul Cartledge;
and Alexander the Conqueror: The Epic Story of the Warrior King, by Laura Foreman
Mary Lefkowitz: Divine RevelationsA review of The Mirror of the Gods: How Renaissance Artists Rediscovered the Pagan Gods, by Malcolm Bull
Giuseppe Mazzotta: A New Poetic StandardReviews of Inferno, by Dante Alighieri, translated by Anthony Esolen;
Purgatory, by Dante Alighieri, translated by Anthony Esolen;
and Paradise, by Dante Alighieri, translated by Anthony Esolen
Carroll William Westfall: Architecture of LibertyA review of The United States Capitol: Its Architecture and Decoration, by Henry Hope Reed; principal photography by Anne Day
Christopher Flannery: Books in Brief
Mark Helprin: The Democratic Peace