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George A. Panichas

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George A. Panichas T.H. Pickett’s essay on “War, Power, and Supremacy” further develops the urgent need stressed in the preceding three issues of Modern...
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Lord Jim (1900), Joseph Conrad’s fourth novel, is the story of a ship which collides with “a floating derelict” and will doubtlessly “go down at any moment” during a “silent black squall.” The ship, old and...
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“If you don’t stand for something, you’ll get knocked down by anything.” —Anonymous It is now more than half a century since the publication of Russell Kirk’s The Conservative Mind, and during that time the word conservative has undergone diverse changes in meaning and...
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“In the long run democracy will be judged,” writes Irving Babbitt in Democracy and Leadership (1924), “no less than other forms of government, by the quality of its leaders, a quality that...
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Irving Babbitt Richard Weaver Character and Culture: Essays on East and West, by Irving Babbitt, with...
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Restoring the Meaning of Conservatism: Writings from Modern Age, by George A. Panichas. Wilmington: ISI Books, 2008. This collection of writings by George A. Panichas, all of which appeared in the...
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George Panichas Better to be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident a security. —Edmund Burke The crisis of modernity is an inclusive one. Its power and scourge are such that even...
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Edmund Burke: A Genius Reconsidered, by Russell Kirk, with a Foreword by Roger Scruton, Wilmington, Delaware: Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1997. Russell Kirk’s book on Edmund Burke, first published in 1967, now...

When virtues of in­sight and wis­dom are com­ple­mented by elo­quence and hu­mil­ity in a work of criticism, there is al­ways rea­son to cel­e­brate. And when...