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An Ancient Legacy of Form: Guardini on Mastery and Nearness

Our dwelling place is the state not of nature but of culture.

Now Let Us Raze Famous Men

He was looking at me with what appeared to be some degree of disbelief.

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

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...

“Freedom or Virtue?” Revisited

About this time last year, Mitch Daniels, the Republican Governor of Indiana, stirred some controversy by calling on conservatives to declare a truce on...

Living Alone

The New York Times recently ran a précis of a book by Eric Klinenberg, a professor of sociology at New York University and the...

Untaxing the Virtues

What the political mainstream ignores, unsurprisingly, is that any change in how we raise revenue cannot be only about balancing the numbers. It also involves judgements about the texture of society and the virtues that habits of livelihood can inculcate or destroy.

Why We Need Jane Austen or How to be a Gentleman...

Austen provides something for which young people—even the jaded ones—secretly long.

Class and Clerisy

Some ruling classes in history, more than others, deserve pitchforks.

Have We Forgotten the Women?

Tradition supposedly bears the thumbprints of Roman patricians with browbeaten wives or frustrated monks who shivered in mediæval abbeys.

An Apologia for Tiger Woods

The rise and fall of Tiger Woods leads to a brief meditation both on beauty and virtue.