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The Vision of Richard Weaver

1st Edition

By Joseph A. Scotchie

Routledge

245 pages

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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 and in the "natural goodness" of man. The Vision of Richard Weaver is the first collection of essays about this seminal thinker.

Thirty years after his untimely death, Richard Weaver remains a heroic figure to many conservatives and traditionalists concerned about the state of American culture. Now a new generation of readers can understand the importance of this pioneer of thought. The Vision of Richard Weaver will be of significant value to political theorists, philosophers, and students of American civilization.

About the Author

Joseph Scotchie has spent the last thirty years working in journalism as well as teaching. Currently he is an editor for Anton Community Newspaper in Mineola, New York. His writings have appeared in numerous journals, including Chronicles, Modern Age, The American Conservative, and The Thomas Wolfe Review. In addition his books include Barbarians at the Saddle, Thomas Wolfe Revisited, and Street Corner Conservative: Patrick J. Buchanan and His Times.

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The Library of Conservative Thought

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LITERARY CRITICISM / General