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  1. Men & Ideas
    Albert Camus
    Encounter, February 1967, pp. 43-54
  2. [+]
    Alien Powers: The Pure Theory of Ideology (Review)
    Alien Powers, by Kenneth R. Minogue
    1. Alien Powers by Kenneth R. Minogue
    The American Spectator, June 1985, pp. 38-39
  3. Book Reviews
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    America in the Looking Glass (7 Reviews)
    A British Visitor's Summer Reading
    1. Watching Television by Todd Gitlin
    2. Talking Tombstones and Other Tales of the Media Age by Gary Gumpert
    3. Visions and Nightmares by Robert Lekachman
    4. The Next Left by Michael Harrington
    5. Manhattan '45 by Jan Morris
    6. The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
    7. College by Ernest L. Boyer
    The American Spectator, September 1987, pp. 39-41
  4. American vs. British Conservatism: An Even Match?
    Each variety has its strengths and weaknesses, We Have Our Constitution and our individ...
    The American Spectator, April 1990, pp. 20-22
  5. America's Neo-Whigs
    A new generation of writers has brought liberalism back
    The American Spectator, February 1987, pp. 24-29
  6. Are There Any Human Rights?
    Daedalus, Fall 1983, pp. 1-18
  7. The Art of Conjecture
    Encounter, October 1965, pp. 51-52
  8. The Battle Ax and the Poll Tax
    May's local elections in Britain didn't turn out half as badly for Mrs. Thatcher as pre...
    The American Spectator, July 1990, pp. 12-14
  9. Book Reviews
    [+]
    The Beauty Myth (Review)
    The Beauty Myth, by Naomi Wolf
    1. The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
    The American Spectator, August 1991, p. 36
  10. Special Book Number: Philosophy & Psychology
    [+]
    Bertrand Russell (4 Reviews)
    The Life of Bertrand Russell, by Ronald W. Clark
    1. The Life of Bertrand Russell by Ronald W. Clark
    2. The Tamarisk Tree by Dora W.B. Russell
    3. My Father, Bertrand Russell by Katharine Tait
    4. Bertrand Russell: An Introduction by Brian Carr
    Encounter, April 1976, pp. 65-79
  11. Britain in Squalor
    God save the welfare queen
    The American Spectator, May 1986, pp. 19-21
  12. [+]
    "Call Me Ishmael" (Review)
    In Search of Heresy, by John W. Aldridge
    1. In Search of Heresy by John W. Aldridge
    The New Republic, June 4, 1956, p. 18
  13. Can Government Outlaw Drugs?
    National Review, October 13, 1989, pp. 43-45
  14. [+]
    The Christian-Marxist Dialogue (2 Reviews)
    On Synthesizing Marxism and Christianity, by Dale Vree
    1. On Synthesizing Marxism and Christianity by Dale Vree
    2. The Catholic Church and the Soviet Government, 1939-1949 by Dennis J. Dunn
    Problems of Communism, July 1978, pp. 55-58
  15. [+]
    Citizens (Review)
    Citizens, by Simon Schama
    1. Citizens by Simon Schama
    The American Spectator, September 1989, p. 38
  16. [+]
    A Clearing in the Jungle (Review)
    The Conservative Crack-Up, by R. Emmett Tyrrell
    1. The Conservative Crack-Up by R. Emmett Tyrrell
    National Review, July 20, 1992, p. 42
  17. The Climate of Fear
    Encounter, December 1987, p. 4
  18. [+]
    Coleridge (Review)
    Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804, by Richard Holmes
    1. Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 by Richard Holmes
    The American Spectator, September 1990, p. 38
  19. [+]
    Diderot from the Tomb (2 Reviews)
    Diderot, by Arthur M. Wilson
    1. Diderot by Arthur M. Wilson
    2. Diderot's Letters to Sophie Volland by Peter France and Denis Diderot
    Encounter, November 1973, pp. 82-84
  20. Books in Review
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    Discovering the Poor (Review)
    The Idea of Poverty, by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    1. The Idea of Poverty by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    Commentary, March 1984, pp. 70-71
  21. Departments
    Down Under
    A Few Right Moves
    The American Spectator, March 1991, pp. 20-21
  22. [+]
    Edmund Burke (Review)
    Edmund Burke, by Stanley Edward Ayling
    1. Edmund Burke by Stanley Edward Ayling
    The American Spectator, April 1989, pp. 43-44
  23. [+]
    Encyclopaedias: Theory & Practice (2 Reviews)
    Encyclopaedias, by Robert Collison
    1. Encyclopaedias by Robert Collison
    2. The Encyclopaedia of Philosophy by Paul Edwards
    Encounter, September 1968, pp. 81-83
  24. Ethics and Politics
    Encounter, June 1972, pp. 16-26
  25. Freedom and Nationhood
    National Review, January 18, 1993, pp. 44-46
  26. Books
    [+]
    Freedom and the active life (Review)
    The Life of the Mind: Thinking, Willing, by Hannah Arendt
    1. The Life of the Mind: Thinking, Willing by Hannah Arendt
    Inquiry, July 24, 1978, pp. 24-25
  27. Freedom: A New Analysis (1953)
    1 Review
  28. The French Revolution in the Minds of Men
    The Wilson Quarterly, Summer 1989, pp. 46-55
  29. [+]
    George Lichtheim's Ideology (Review)
    Collected Essays, by George Lichtheim
    1. Collected Essays by George Lichtheim
    Encounter, October 1968, pp. 70-73
  30. A Glossary of Political Ideas (1969)
    1 Review
  31. Books
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    The Greeks had a word for it (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    Inquiry, July 7, 1980, pp. 25-26
  32. Notes & Topics
    Hannah Arendt
    Encounter, March 1976, pp. 54-55
  33. Hannah Arendt, Personally
    Encounter, December 1982, pp. 54-59
  34. Men & Ideas
    Herbert Marcuse
    Encounter, March 1969, pp. 38-50
  35. [+]
    Heroes and Villains (Review)
    New Statesman Profiles, by Kingsley Martin
    1. New Statesman Profiles by Kingsley Martin
    Encounter, September 1957, p. 86
  36. Hobbes and Rousseau (1972)
    A Collection of Critical Essays
    1 Review
  37. Old Ideas and New Radicalism
    Ideologies, Past and Present
    Survey, Winter-Spring 1969, pp. 3-11
  38. The Ideology of Althusser
    Problems of Communism, March 1973, pp. 53-60
  39. In the Defoe Tradition
    Encounter, July 1983, pp. 16-17
  40. [+]
    Intellectuals & Politics (Review)
    The Society of Man, by Louis J. Halle
    1. The Society of Man by Louis J. Halle
    Encounter, February 1966, p. 79
  41. Is the Gulf America's Business?
    National Review, December 3, 1990, pp. 40-41
  42. Jean-Jacques (1983)
    The Early Life and Work of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1712-1754
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  43. Men & Ideas
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    Encounter, April 1962, pp. 34-44
  44. John Locke: A Biography (1957)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  45. Ideas
    John Stuart Mill and Liberty
    The Wilson Quarterly, Winter 1987, pp. 82-93
  46. Knowledge Versus Information
    Encounter, July 1974, pp. 46-49
  47. Letters
    Encounter, August 1957, pp. 70-72
  48. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, December 12, 1974, pp. 53-56
  49. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 28, 1984, pp. 45-48
  50. [+]
    The Life & Death of Kenneth Tynan (Review)
    The Life of Kenneth Tynan, by Kathleen Tynan
    1. The Life of Kenneth Tynan by Kathleen Tynan
    Encounter, January 1988, pp. 43-46
  51. Ideas
    Locke and Liberty
    The Wilson Quarterly, Winter 1986, pp. 82-94
  52. [+]
    The Lost Soul of American Politics (Review)
    The Lost Soul of American Politics, by John Patrick Diggins
    1. The Lost Soul of American Politics by John Patrick Diggins
    The American Spectator, September 1985, pp. 41-42
  53. Margaret the Magnificent
    May she reign forever.
    The American Spectator, April 1988, pp. 12-14
  54. The Meaning of Detente
    Survey, Summer/Autumn 1976, pp. 40-41
  55. Men and Ideas
    XI. John Locke
    Encounter, December 1956, pp. 46-54
  56. [+]
    Michael Oakeshott's Politics (Review)
    Oakeshott's Philosophical Politics, by W.H. Greenleaf
    1. Oakeshott's Philosophical Politics by W.H. Greenleaf
    Encounter, January 1967, pp. 82-85
  57. Men & Ideas
    Michel Foucault
    Encounter, June 1968, pp. 34-42
  58. Misbehavioural Sciences
    Survey, Winter 1972, pp. 202-208
  59. [+]
    Miss Nott's Indictment (2 Reviews)
    Philosophy and Human Nature, by Kathleen Nott
    1. Philosophy and Human Nature by Kathleen Nott
    2. A Soul in the Quad by Kathleen Nott
    Encounter, April 1971, pp. 79-80
  60. The New Left (1970)
    Six Critical Essays on Che Guevara, Jean-Paul Sartre, Herbert Marcuse, Frantz...
    2 Reviews
  61. [+]
    New Novels (4 Reviews)
    Not By Bread Alone, by Vladimir Dudintsev
    1. Not By Bread Alone by Vladimir Dudintsev
    2. Those Without Shadows by Francoise Sagan
    3. The Language of Love by Christine Brooke-Rose
    4. The Sword of Pleasure by Peter Green
    Encounter, November 1957, pp. 88-89
  62. The Noble Savage: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1754-1762 (1991)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  63. Of Human Freedom-A Discussion
    Encounter, February 1955, pp. 49-59
  64. On the Condition of American Liberalism
    The American Spectator, April 1985, p. 14
  65. Books & Writers
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    One Mill, or Two (2 Reviews)
    The Later Letters of John Stuart Mill, 1849-1873, by Francis E. Mineka, Dwight N. Lindl...
    1. The Later Letters of John Stuart Mill, 1849-1873 by Francis E. Mineka, Dwight N. Lindley, and John Stuart Mill, ...
    2. On Liberty and Liberalism by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    Encounter, August 1975, pp. 57-64
  66. Tales from Two Cities
    Petersburg
    The American Spectator, October 1990, pp. 24-27
  67. Philosophers and Pamphleteers (1986)
    Political Theorists of the Enlightenment
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  68. Political Dialogues (1968)
    1 Review
  69. [+]
    Political Liberalism (Review)
    Political Liberalism, by John Rawls
    1. Political Liberalism by John Rawls
    The American Spectator, January 1994, pp. 58-59
  70. Views and Reviews
    [+]
    Power and its Uses (Review)
    Change in Communist Systems, by Chalmers Johnson
    1. Change in Communist Systems by Chalmers Johnson
    Survey, Spring 1971, pp. 201-206
  71. [+]
    Prussian freedom fighter (Review)
    Wilhelm Von Humboldt: A Biography, by Paul Robinson Sweet
    1. Wilhelm Von Humboldt: A Biography by Paul Robinson Sweet
    Inquiry, December 10, 1979, pp. 28-29
  72. [+]
    The Radicalism of the American Revolution (Review)
    The Radicalism of the American Revolution, by Gordon S. Wood
    1. The Radicalism of the American Revolution by Gordon S. Wood
    The American Spectator, April 1992, pp. 68-69
  73. Men & Ideas
    Remembering Rousseau
    Encounter, December 1978, pp. 38-47
  74. [+]
    The Great American Saloon Series/Hoffman's of San Francisco (Review)
    The Gentleman in Trollope, by Shirley Robin Letwin
    1. The Gentleman in Trollope by Shirley Robin Letwin
    The American Spectator, August 1982, pp. 34-35
  75. [+]
    European Document/Reaganophobes (Review)
    Koestler: A Biography, by Iain Hamilton
    1. Koestler: A Biography by Iain Hamilton
    The American Spectator, March 1983, pp. 32-33
  76. [+]
    Romanticism and terror (Review)
    The Myth of the Nation and Vision of Revolution, by Jacob L. Talmon
    1. The Myth of the Nation and Vision of Revolution by Jacob L. Talmon
    Inquiry, April 12, 1982, pp. 32-33
  77. Reflections
    Rousseau and the Ideology of Liberation
    The Wilson Quarterly, January 1983, pp. 146-157
  78. From the Other Shore
    A Rumanian Notebook
    Encounter, November 1963, pp. 91-97
  79. [+]
    Saints and Statesmen (Review)
    The New England Mind: From Colony to Province, by Perry Miller
    1. The New England Mind: From Colony to Province by Perry Miller
    Encounter, December 1954, pp. 68-71
  80. Sartre and Violence
    Encounter, July 1967, pp. 18-23
  81. Notes & Topics
    Sartre's Commitment
    Encounter, August 1964, pp. 43-44
  82. Books & Writers
    [+]
    The Sexual Contract (2 Reviews)
    Rousseau: Dreamer of Democracy, by James Miller
    1. Rousseau: Dreamer of Democracy by James Miller
    2. The Sexual Politics of Jean-Jacques Rousseau by Joel Schwartz
    Encounter, February 1987, pp. 41-43
  83. Totalitarianism
    Should We Cease to Speak of Totalitarianism?
    Survey, Summer 1977, pp. 62-69
  84. Should We Celebrate the French Revolution?
    Two hundred years after its outbreak, there's no escaping the sad truth that tt was all...
    The American Spectator, June 1989, pp. 15-17
  85. [+]
    The Smashers (Review)
    The Dialectics of Liberation, by David Cooper
    1. The Dialectics of Liberation by David Cooper
    Encounter, July 1969, pp. 56-59
  86. The Social Contract (1968)
    1 Review
  87. The Solitary Self (1997)
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau in Exile and Adversity
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  88. South Africa Between Apartheid and Democracy
    Under the republic's new president everyone knonw there's no going back. Although it's ...
    The American Spectator, January 1990, pp. 24-27
  89. [+]
    Teilhard & Tillich (2 Reviews)
    The Religion of Teilhard de Chardin, by Henri de Lubac
    1. The Religion of Teilhard de Chardin by Henri de Lubac
    2. On the Boundary by Paul Tillich
    Encounter, December 1967, pp. 83-85
  90. Marxism-Leninism
    The Thought of Roger Garaudy
    Problems of Communism, September 1970, pp. 11-18
  91. Views and Reviews
    The Unholy Family
    Survey, Summer 1969, pp. 156-157
  92. What Are Human Rights? (1973)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  93. Whatever Happened to Liberalism?
    After a summer spent in our nation's capital reading the blowzy literature of a blowzy ...
    The American Spectator, December 1982, pp. 11-15
  94. The Year of George Orwell
    The date is immaterial
    The American Spectator, February 1984, p. 10
  95. [+]
    The Young and the Established (4 Reviews)
    Modern French Stories, by John Lehmann
    1. Modern French Stories by John Lehmann
    2. Morning by Julian Fane
    3. A Girl in Winter by Philip Larkin
    4. The Red Priest by Wyndham Lewis
    Encounter, November 1956, pp. 80-83
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