The Review of Politics

The Review of Politics publishes articles primarily on political theory. We also publish historical and interpretive studies of public law, comparative politics, international relations, and public policy, as well as political readings of literary works.

CURRENT ISSUE:

Volume 78 • Number 2 • Spring 2016  

ARTICLES

CHRISTOPHER R. HALLENBROOK
"Leviathan No More: The Right of Nature and the Limits of Sovereignty in Hobbes"


JEREMY FORTIER
“Nietzsche’s Political Engagements: On the Relationship between Philosophy and Politics in The Wanderer and His Shadow”


GEORGE DUKE
“The Distinctive Common Good”


STUART GRAY
“Cross-Cultural Intelligibility and the Use of History: From Democracy and Liberalism to Indian Rajanical Thought”


SYMPOSIUM:
Robert Sparling, Leah Bradshaw, Edward Grant Andrew, Daniel Tanguay, Simone Chambers, Emma Planinc, and Charles Blattberg on Ronald Beiner’s "Political Philosophy: What It Is and Why It Matters" with response by Ronald Beiner


 

BOOKS REVIEWED

Ryan K. Balot, Courage in the Democratic Polis

Jeffrey Church, Nietzsche's Culture of Humanity

Ionnis D. Evrigenis, Images of Anarchy: The Rhetoric & Science in Hobbes's State of Nature

Colleen Sheehan, The Mind of James Madison

David Thunder, Citizenship and the Pursuit of the Worthy Life

Upcoming Issue

Volume 78 • Number 3 • Summer 2016
Contributors will include:

Michael Davis, “Plato’s Minos:  The Soul of the Law”

Daniel Burns, “Alfarabi and the Creation of an Islamic Political Science”

Rafeeq Hasan, “Freedom and Happiness in Rousseau’s Justification of the State”

André Luiz Cruz Sousa, “Thoughts on Leo Strauss’s Interpretation of Aristotle’s Natural Right Teaching”

Katy Harriger, “In Defense of Cooper v. Aaron: Distinguishing Among Judicial Supremacy Claims”