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Book Review: Great Books Of The Western World Vol. 38: Montesquieu / Rousseau

Great Books Of The Western World Vol. 38:  Montesquieu / Rosseau:  The Spirit Of The Laws, by Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu / On The Origin Of Inequality, On Political Economy, and The Social Contract, by Jean Jacques Rousseau … Continue reading

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Sometimes Quantity Is Its Own Quality

From time to time I find myself somewhat amazed on social media at the amount of people who want to be connected to me.  There are some people (I may be considered among them) who are friend collectors who like … Continue reading

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Book Review: Restoring America’s Soul

Restoring America’s Soul:  Advancing Timeless Conservative Principles In A Wayward Culture, by Rita Dunaway [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who reads a great deal … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Birth Of The Modern Mind: The Intellectual History Of The 17th And 18th Centuries: Part II

Great Courses:  The Birth Of The Modern Mind:  The Intellectual History Of The 17th And 18th Centuries:  Part II, taught by Professor Alan Charles Kors Considering that I actually liked the first part of this course, I have to admit … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grand New Party

Grand New Party:  How Republicans Can Win The Working Class And Save The American Dream, by Ross Douthat & Reihan Salam While I do not consider myself among the most fierce partisan warriors of my time, my general political views … Continue reading

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Book Review: If You Can Keep It

If You Can Keep It:  The Forgotten Promise Of American Liberty, by Eric Metaxas There are at least a few aspects of this book that are worthy of comment.  It is a quick read, and demonstrates Metaxas’ love of the … Continue reading

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Exploring The False Dilemma Between Jefferson And Hamilton, Or The Farmer And The Entrepreneur Should Be Friends

From time to time I like to examine professions that one would not automatically think of as being similar and their relationships [1].  At other times I examine some of the larger repercussions of the politics of the American founding … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Political Philosophy

A Student’s Guide To Political Philosophy, by Harvey C. Mansfield I must admit that I have always been deeply interested in the subject of political philosophy, as soon as I became aware of it [1].  This book is probably not … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To American Political Thought

A Student’s Guide To American Political Thought, by George W. Carey I am of somewhat mixed feelings regarding this book.  On the one hand, I love the book’s content and have found myself pondering the sort of issues this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: 11 Essential Conservative Thinkers You Won’t Read In College (But Should)

11 Essential Conservative Thinkers You Won’t Read In College (But Should), by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute This particular ebook was brought to my attention when it was posted by one of my friends on Twitter, who happens to be the … Continue reading

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