Peter Daniel Haworth

Nomocracy In Politics

August 26, 2013

FPR readers can now enjoy another web magazine that complements the already excellent work of the Front Porch Republic. Nomocracy In Politics… is a new website that explores Liberty, Prudence, Imperfection, and Law. These core themes will be examined via

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July Fourth Reflections on the Declaration of Independence

July 4, 2013

Given the dominant influence of Lincolnian interpretations of the Declaration of Independence, I try to do my small part on July 4th not only to cry FOUL, but also to point readers toward alternative and, in my mind, superior understandings…

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Abbeville Institute Summer School: “Understanding the South and the Southern Tradition.”

April 30, 2013

Many FPR readers may be interested in attending the Abbeville Institute’s Eleventh Annual Summer School: “Understanding the South and the Southern Tradition.” It will be held at St. Christopher Conference Center, Seabrook Island, South Carolina, July 21-26, 2013. Abbeville describes the event…

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Ciceronian Conference: Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd

February 22, 2013

FPR readers and enthusiasts are invited to attend the coming Ciceronian Society Conference at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland this coming Friday, March 1st  through  Saturday, March 2nd. FPR’s John Medaille and many other talented scholars such as…

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Statists worry about the rise of Anti-Federalism

January 18, 2013

As many FPR readers already know, Anti-Federalism is a polemical misnomer that was given to the opponents of the 1787 Constitution who were, if anything, more truly committed to real federalism or confederationism as these terms were understood in late…

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Towards An Appropriate View of the Declaration of Independence

July 4, 2012

In the spirit of Independence Day, Porch readers will enjoy an insightful and accessible article by Lee Cheek and Sean Busick on the true significance of the Declaration of Independence. Much ink has been spilt in the task of persuading…

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Read ARATOR for excellent perspective on Southern thought, history, and culture.

July 1, 2012

Many Porchers will be interested in reading ARATOR, which is a peer-reviewed online journal on Southern thought, history, and culture. The newly released edition includes Jefferson Davis’s letters to his wife from prison, the historical implications of North Carolina’s and Rhode…

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Richard Weaver on War and Stephen Smith on Liberalism in ANAMNESIS.

May 10, 2012

FPR readers will be interested in two new essays in ANAMNESIS. The first, by Professor Jay Langdale, is a fascinating examination of Richard Weaver’s analysis of pathologies related to modern war:…

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American Enthusiasts At The Gates: A Review of D.G. Hart’s From Billy Graham to Sarah Palin

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D. G. Hart, From Billy Graham to Sarah Palin: Evangelicals and the Betrayal of American Conservatism (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2011). ISB: 978-0-8028-6628-8. 252 Pages. Cost: $25.00
Darryl Hart’s From Billy Graham to Sarah Palin: Evangelicals…

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“Derrida’s Hope and Despair for Globalization”

April 27, 2012

Many FPR readers will enjoy “Derrida’s Hope and Despair for Globalization” in ANAMNESIS.…

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Abbeville Institute’s July 2012 Summer School: “The Greatness of Southern Literature.”

April 20, 2012

Many FPR readers will be interested in a fabulous summer school opportunity being offered by the Abbeville Institute this July (22-27) at Seabrook Island, South Carolina.…

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New ANAMNESIS Symposium: “Views on Hawthorne, Simms, History, and Progress.”

April 16, 2012

Many FPR readers will enjoy the new symposium, “Views on Hawthorne, Simms, History, and Progress,” in ANAMNESIS, A Journal for the Study of Tradition, Place, and ‘Things Divine.’…

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Newman, MacIntyre, Aristotle, and Tradition in ANAMNESIS

March 27, 2012

Those interested in J.H. Newman, Aristotle, and traditional theory will enjoy the new ANAMNESIS essay, “J.H. Newman and the Aristotelian Structure of Traditions.” …

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Ciceronian Society Conference at UVA, March 29-31

March 19, 2012

FPR readers are invited to attend the coming Ciceronian Society Conference at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, March 29-31. All attendance to observe the panels is free of charge. Featured speakers include John Medaille, Donald Livingston, Jeff Taylor, James…

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Romney’s Struggles and The Wall of American Civil Religion

March 13, 2012

At the risk of adding to the monolith of analysis about Mitt Romney’s political struggles in the GOP primaries, I will posit the thesis (more as a question to be further considered) that one of his political problems entails his…

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Traditionalist Critique of Marx and An Analysis of Hawthorne in ANAMNESIS

March 6, 2012

FPR readers will be interested in both (1) K.R. Bolton’s traditionalist Conservative critique of Marx and Ideological-Capitalism and (2) Lee Trepanier’s examination of the use of history in Hawthorne.…

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