Roger Scruton, RIP

Roger Scruton, RIP

By Richard Cocks With the passing of Roger Scruton his contributions to religious, political, and philosophical topics will be sorely missed. His calm, thoughtful essays and books were especially appreciated by those dissenting thinkers willing to deviate from strains...
The Patterns of Living

The Patterns of Living

Cities Alive: Jane Jacobs, Christopher Alexander, and the Roots of the New Urban Renaissance by Michael W. Mehaffy. Sustasis Press, 2017. Paperback, $20. Reviewed by Gene Callahan I first encountered the work of the great urban theorist Jane Jacobs due to the...
The Children Are in Charge

The Children Are in Charge

Campusland: A Novel by Scott Johnston. St. Martin’s Press, 2019. Hardcover, 322 pages, $28. Reviewed by Matthew Stewart Would the president of an elite university cave in to the demands of campus militants to the tune of $50 million in order to buy temporary peace? In...
Practice Makes Virtue

Practice Makes Virtue

How to Be Unlucky: Reflections on the Pursuit of Virtue by Joshua Gibbs. CiRCE Institute, 2018. Paperback, 239 pages. $16. Reviewed by Elizabeth Bittner If we were to judge a book by its cover, we would likely steer clear of Joshua Gibbs’s latest work. Titled How to...
That Sacred Canopy

That Sacred Canopy

The Free Speech Century by Lee C. Bollinger and Geoffrey R. Stone. Oxford University Press, 2019. Paperback, 376 pages, $21.95. Reviewed by Daniel James Sundahl In the final chapter to Lee Bollinger’s and Geoffrey R. Stone’s The Free Speech Century, the editors pose a...

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