Volume I, Number 4, Summer 2001
Lance Banning: Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: Case Closed?Weighing the evidence in this ongoing controversy.
Reviews of Books
James Higgins: Al Smith and the Liberalism That Might Have BeenA review of Empire Statesman: The Rise and Redemption of Al Smith, by Robert A. Slayton
Edward J. Erler: liberalchic.govA review of republic.com, by Cass R. Sunstein
Patrick J. Garrity: Balancing Act: How We Won the Cold WarA review of In the Shadow of the Garrison State: America's Anti-Statism and Its Cold War Strategy, by Aaron L. Friedberg
Richard E. Morgan: A Noble Judicial Coup?A review of Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and Its Troubled Legacy, by James T. Patterson
William P. Hoar: Reds in the White HouseA review of The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors, by Herbert Romerstein and Eric Breindel
James H. Nichols, Jr.: Right, Law, and Justice at the End of HistoryA review of Outline of a Phenomenology of Right, by Alexandre Kojčve
Timothy Wheeler: Unworthy Lives and Unalienable RightsA review of The Culture of Death: The Assault on Medical Ethics in America, by Wesley J. Smith
Michael P. Zuckert: Pride and Political PhilosophyA review of Educating the Prince: Essays in Honor of Harvey Mansfield edited by Mark Blitz and William Kristol, and Friends and Citizens: Essays in Honor of Wilson Carey Mcwilliams edited by Nancy L. Schwartz, Peter Dennis Bathory, and Wilson Carey McWilliams
Thomas B. Silver: Pragmatism's Four HorsemenA review of The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America, by Louis Menand
Mark Blitz: Nazi ThinkerA review of Introduction to Metaphysics, by Martin Heidegger, translated by Gregory Field and Richard Polt
Cum Dignitate Otium
Josh Jensen: Not Too Hot, Not Too ColdMay I offer you a glass of freezing white wine, or would you prefer some boiling red wine?
Constance Rossum: A Life in Three MovementsReflections on the remarkable life of a musician-lawyer-scholar.