The Library of Conservative Thought

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    The Vision of Richard Weaver

    1st Edition

    By Joseph A. Scotchie

    Richard M. Weaver was one of the founders of modern conservatism. He is an enduring intellectual figure of twentieth-century America. Weaver was dedicated to examining the dual nature of human beings and the quest for civilized communities in a corrupted age that believed in the religion of science…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16
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    The Jewish East Side: 1881-1924

    2nd Edition

    By Arthur N. Wiens

    This book, originally published as The Old East Side, is a collection of literature and documents ranging from the autobiography of the sculptor Jacob Epstein and the novels of Abraham Cahan to the reporting of William Dean Howells and the fictional reconstruction of a vanished world by Henry Roth.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15
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  • A Better Guide Than Reason: Federalists and Anti-federalists book cover

    A Better Guide Than Reason

    Federalists and Anti-federalists, 1st Edition

    By M.E. Bradford

    In this seminal volume, M. E. Bradford defines the Old Whig political tradition in American thought, showing that the inheritance of the prescriptive anti-federalists still lives. For Bradford, important elements in our heritage from the American Revolution have been systematically hidden from our…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
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  • Edmund Burke: The Enlightenment and Revolution book cover

    Edmund Burke

    The Enlightenment and Revolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Stanlis

    Two centuries after Edmund Burke published his Reflections on the Revolution in France, his name and reputation stand alongside Locke, Montesquieu, and Hume - the other still-cited grand political thinkers of the eighteenth century. For those great nations that have fallen into what Burke called "…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
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  • Being and Knowing: Reflections of a Thomist book cover

    Being and Knowing

    Reflections of a Thomist, 1st Edition

    By Frederick D. Wilhelmsen

    Frederick D. Wilhelmsen's Being and Knowing, rooted in the philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas, rests on two basic assertions: first, metaphysics is the science of being in its first and ultimate act, existence (the act by which all things manifest themselves); second, that existence is known not…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15
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    Rousseau and Romanticism

    1st Edition

    By Otto Scott, Irving Babbitt

    This volume is the best-known and most widely discussed work of the influential scholar and critic Irving Babbitt (1865-1933), intellectual leader of the movement known as the New Humanism. It is also the work that best conveys the ethical and aesthetic core of his thought. Broad in scope, it…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
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    The Social Crisis of Our Time

    1st Edition

    By Arthur E. Morgan, Wilhelm Roepke

    Roepke's The Social Crisis of Our Time is a series of blasts against the "malformations" of economics: the Nazi and Communist forms of collectivism both come in for severe criticism. Roepke shows the process by which the Western liberal tradition itself makes possible these rebellions against open…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22
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  • The Moral Foundations of Civil Society book cover

    The Moral Foundations of Civil Society

    2nd Edition

    By William F. Campbell

    Wilhelm Roepke may have been the soundest economist of the twentieth century. He understood the limitations as well as the strengths of his discipline. Economists are often tempted to take the easy way out, by denying reality to aspects of human existence and reducing them to arbitrary and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22
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    The Phantom Public

    1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Lippmann

    In an era disgusted with politicians and the various instruments of "direct democracy," Walter Lippmann's The Phantom Public remains as relevant as ever. It reveals Lippmann at a time when he was most critical of the ills of American democracy. Antipopulist in sentiment, this volume defends elitism…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
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  • The Metaphysics of Love book cover

    The Metaphysics of Love

    1st Edition

    By Booker T. Washington, Frederick D. Wilhelmsen

    The Metaphysics of Love develops the existential metaphysics of St. Thomas Aquinas, applying it to explore the ontological structure of the human person. Published first in 1962, this book demonstrates the fertility of Thomistic metaphysics and the enduring influence of Thomism on Western…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
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  • The Paradoxical Structure of Existence book cover

    The Paradoxical Structure of Existence

    1st Edition

    By Frederick D. Wilhelmsen

    For metaphysicians who have imbibed the sober and inebriating teachings of Thomas Aquinas, existence is an act, the act which makes all things actually to be. As the act of existence makes things to be, essence makes them to be what they are. Essence and the act of existence, in other words, are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
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    The Structure of Political Thought

    A Study in the History of Political Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles N. R. McCoy

    Originally published in 1963, this classic book is a rethinking of the history of Western political philosophy. Charles N. R. McCoy contrasts classical-medieval principles against the "hypotheses" at the root of modern liberalism and modern conservativism.In Part I, "The Classical Christian…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
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    On Divorce

    1st Edition

    By Louis de Bonald

    On Divorce is an anti-divorce treatise by Louis de Bonald, originally published in 1801 in response to the institution of divorce in France in the aftermath of the French Revolution. Examining the social structures of Christians, Jews, Asians, Greeks, and Romans, On Divorce links a theory of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
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    Edmund Burke

    Essential Works and Speeches, 1st Edition

    By Peter Stanlis

    In this unique book, Peter J. Stanlis, the leading Burke scholar in America, has collected all the most important works and speeches of Edmund Burke (1729-1797), British statesman, political philosopher, and founder of modern conservative thought and, with due care to preserve the beauty of Burke's…

    Paperback – 2006-08-30
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    Edmund Burke and the Natural Law

    1st Edition

    By Peter Stanlis

    Today the idea of natural law as the basic ingredient in moral, legal, and political thought presents a challenge not faced for almost two hundred years. On the surface, there would appear to be little room in the contemporary world for a widespread belief in natural law. The basic philosophies of…

    Paperback – 2003-04-30
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    The Essential Calhoun

    1st Edition

    By Clyde N. Wilson

    John C. Calhoun was a major actor in the political history of nineteenth-century America. His dramatic career will always be of interest. However, Calhoun is equally important as a political thinker who continues to elicit widespread interest from the most diverse points of the ideological spectrum…

    Paperback – 1999-12-31
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