Charicles, one of the Thirty Tyrants in Athens, said, "The fact is, Socrates, you are in the habit of asking questions to which you know the answers. That is what you arenot to do." - Xenophon, Memorabilia I, ii, 36 I. Discussion is made much of today: Much is m ...
A review of Losing Ground: American Social Policy, 1950-1980, by Charles Murray
A review of Arms Control: Myth Versus Reality, edited by Richard F. Starr
A review of Strong Democracy: Participatory Politics for a New Age, by Benjamin Barber
A review of Cincinnatus: George Washington and the Enlightenment, by R.S. Hill
A review of The Beckmann Retrospective, an exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
A review of The God of Faith and Reason: Foundations of a Christian Theology, by Robert Sokolowski
A review of Four Texts on Socrates: Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito, and Aristophanes' Clouds, translated with notes by Thomas G. West and Grace Starry West
A review of The American Novel and the Way We Live Now, by John W. Aldridge, and Panic Among the Philistines, by Bryan F. Griffin
A review of Ironweed, The Ink Truck, Legs, and Billy Phelan's Greatest Game, by William Kennedy
A review of American Political Writing During the Founding Era, 1760-1805, edited by Charles S. Hyneman & Donald S. Lutz
The Politics by Aristotle, translated by Carnes Lord; The Lost Soul of American Politics: Virtue, Self-Interest, and the Foundations of Liberalism, by John P. Diggins; The Prick of Noon, by Peter DeVries
REDUCTIO AD ABSURDUM After the President's pre-Bitburg stumbling, it seems difficult for someone to top some of his comments (though some journalists' behavior came close). And yet some people have succeeded. As a leading for instance, Hitler's ally before June 1941: "The S ...
Ladyhawke; The Sure Thing; The Purple Rose of Cairo; The Gods Must Be Crazy; Alamo Bay; Rambo: First Blood, Part II