This week The Imaginative Conservative provided a thoughtful look at the world of economics and government, world and American history, politics, classic literature, culture, Christianity, and the moral imagination. Included were outstanding essays that considered political thought during the Founding, conservative values, and a cultural anti-depressant. Pour a cup of coffee, light a pipe or warm a scone, and immerse yourself in the wit and wisdom of these essays.
- Why “Value” Families?, by Bruce Frohnen
- Great Books, Higher Education, and the Logos, by Michael Jordan
- Damsels in Distress: a Cultural Anti-Depressant, by Barbara Elliott
- The Dalai, the Dinosaur, and the Tao, by Gary Gregg
- Our Hero: Socrates in the Underworld, by Peter Lawler
- The Political Thought of Gouverneur Morris, by Forrest McDonald
- The Humane and The Inhumane, by Robert M. Woods
- The Ballad of King Canute, by Stephen Masty
- Romano Guardini and the Personality of Man, by Bradley Birzer
- Learning to Love Berlioz, by Stephen Klugewicz
- Letter to a Young Essayist, by Eva Brann
- Agrarianism Reborn: On the Curious Return of the Small Family Farm, by Allan Carlson
- We Won: Burke and De Tocqueville, by Brad Birzer
- “Poetry” as Political Concern: Aristotelian Tragedy, by Daniel McInerny
Books on the people and topics discussed in these essays may be found in The Imaginative Conservative Bookstore.
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