Tag Archives: Harry Jaffa

Book Review: The Conditions Of Freedom

The Conditions Of Freedom:  Essays In Political Philosophy, by Harry V. Jaffa This book is a wonderful one, but that ought not to be a surprise since it is a collection of essays (some of them previously published) by Harry … Continue reading

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Book Review: A New Birth Of Freedom

A New Birth Of Freedom:  Abraham Lincoln And The Coming Of The Civil War, by Harry V. Jaffa It is somewhat melancholy that this ended up being the last book by the author and that he did not live long … Continue reading

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Book Review: Crisis Of The House Divided

Crisis Of The House Divided:  An Interpretation Of The Issues In The Lincoln-Douglas Debates, by Harry V. Jaffa This was my first introduction to Harry Jaffa and his political thinking some two decades or so ago and it remains a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Essays On The Closing Of The American Mind

Essays On The Closing Of The American Mind, edited by Robert L. Stone I remember when I first obtained the Closing Of The American Mind and read it.  A former minister had died with a large library and had donated … Continue reading

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Book Review: Original Intent And The Framers Of The Constitution

Original Intent And the Framers of The Constitution:  A Disputed Question, by Harry Jaffa with Bruce Ledewitz, Robert L. Stone, and George Anastoplo The most impressive aspect of this book is that it is a conversation between several people who … Continue reading

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Book Review: In The Name Of The People

In The Name Of The People:  Speeches And Writings Of Lincoln And Douglas In The Ohio Campaign Of 1859, edited by Harry V. Jaffa and Robert W. Johannsen This book is a rarity and it deals with one of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shakespeare’s Politics

Shakespeare’s Politics, by Allan Bloom with Harry Jaffa One of the joys of quarantine reading is getting in touch with classics that one has read a long time ago but not had the chance to read in recent years, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Equality And Liberty

Equality And Liberty:  Theory And Practice In American Politics, by Harry V. Jaffa During the process of writing his epic work on Abraham Lincoln and his importance to political philosophy, which was published late in life, Jaffa worked on a … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Think About The American Revolution

How To Think About The American Revolution:  A Bicentennial Celebration, by Harry V. Jaffa For me, at least, the beauty of Harry Jaffa’s political philosophy consisted both in an appreciate of his technique as a subtle and profound reader of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The American Founding As The Best Regime

The American Founding As The Best Regime:  The Bonding Of Civil And Religious Liberty, by Harry Jaffa Harry Jaffa has long been one of my favorite authors, so long in fact that this blog has suffered a bit in not … Continue reading

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