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Articles from Vol. 13, No. 2, Fall

Charles Austin Beard: Liberal Foe of American Internationalism
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. Charles Austin Beard [1] ...
Dimensions of Power: The Transformation of Liberalism and the Limits of 'Politics'
Every age has its dominant intellectual and imaginative mind-set and corresponding pattern of practical striving. Deeply rooted ideas, hopes and fears shape desire, and desire in turn influences thought and intuition. Human beings perceive existence...
On Tradition
Tradition can be a highly evaluative concept. Conservatives often evoke the idea of tradition to express reverence for continuity and the past. Tradition can act as an anti-theoretical concept deployed to question the role of doctrine and reason within...
The Dystopian Theodicy of Parson Malthus
One may imagine possible worlds without sin and without unhappiness, and one could make some like Utopian or Sevarambian romances: but these same worlds again would be very inferior to ours in goodness. I cannot show you this in detail.... But you...
The Sense and Sensibility of Betrayal: Discovering the Meaning of Treachery through Jane Austen
Introduction In the past few years the charge of "betrayal" has become all too common. Yet, with all the fanfare and publicity attached to these charges, there has been surprisingly little written about what we even mean by the term. It clearly...
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