Modern Age

Modern Age is a magazine specializing in Politics topics.

Articles from Vol. 46, No. 3, Summer

A Stroll with Albert Jay Nock
Taking his inspiration from those Russians who seemed superfluous to their autocratic nineteenth-century society and sought inspiration in the private sphere, even to the point of writing largely for their desk drawers, Nock made the essential...
Nathan Marsh Pusey: An Appreciation
NATHAN MARSH PUSEY, who died in November 2001, led Harvard University during one of its most illustrious periods--the 1950s and 1960s. In Harvard lore, the official "golden age" of the university was the latter half of the presidency of Charles William...
Nikolai Berdiaev and Spiritual Freedom
"VICTORY OVER DEATH-BEARING TIME has been the fundamental theme of my life," says Berdiaev in the introduction to his Spiritual Autobiography. (1) Composed during the last decade of his life, this retrospective narrative is, like everything that Berdiaev...
Origins and End of the New World Order
EDITOR'S NOTE: "Origins and End of the New World Order," the text of which follows below, is a challenging examination of revolutionary trends in American foreign policy and practices in the twentieth century. Its author, Dr. Richard J. Bishirjian,...
Ortega Y Gasset's "Revolt" and the Problem of Mass Rule
There is one fact which, whether for good or ill, is of utmost importance in the public life of Europe at the present moment. This fact is the accession of the masses to complete social power. As the masses, by definition, neither should nor...
The Alienated Moralist in an Enemy of the People
AN INDIVIDUAL WHO DEFIES society because of his moral convictions, and consequently suffers for his independent and unbending stand, is not an unfamiliar phenomenon, whether in the annals of human history or in the experience of contemporary societies....
Thomas Carper: Miniaturist of the Grand Scale
GETTING IT RIGHT For D.A. He sits before the blank page of his mind, Adrift in possibility. A thought Is deeply felt, but masked beneath a white Opaqueness which, he senses, may be brought Into such clarity that he will...
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: "A Well of Tears"
I THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1918 is also on occasion referred to as "The Great War for Civilization." It was a commonly held belief that this was a war to save civilization from destruction and, in effect, to preserve and to strengthen the foundations...