William B. Allen: Claremont School Board President William B. Allen uses the Fourth of July as an occasion for reflection on the Founding principles of this nation.
Edward J. Erler: How to Celebrate the Bicentennial
Dr. Erler, Directorof the Office of the Bicentennial of theConstitution at the National Endowment for the Humanities,gives an address on Constitution day,September 17, at the University of Dallas
Robert Grudin: Classical Examples: Odysseus and Plato
On the continuing relevance and worth of the humanities in American education
Harry Neumann: Wanted for Murder: The Ugliest Man
On Nietzsche, Nihilism, and Modernity
John Alvis: Moral Criticism
A review of The Artist as Thinker: From Shakespeare to Joyce, by George Anastaplo
Stephen Hayward: Spaced Out
A review of Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book, by Walker Percy
Dennis J. Mahoney: The First Monday in October
A review of The Supreme Court Reporter, vol. 103, by Warren Burger et al.
Kimberly Shankman: American Hero?
A review of Let the Trumpet Sound: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr., by Stephen B. Oates
Dennis E. Teti: Conservatism Searches for Principles
A review of Statecraft as Soulcraft—What Government Does, by George F. Will
Glen E. Thurow: Where are We?
A review of Coolidge and the Historians, by Thomas B. Silver
Jonathan K. Van Patten: Imperial Judiciary
A review of How Courts Govern America, by Richard Neely, and The Constitution, the Courts, and Human Rights, by Michael J. Perry
Richard L. Williams: Fundamentalism
A review of Back to Basics by Burton Yale Pines
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