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 80 • Number 3 • Summer 2018

 

CONTRIBUTORS

CLIFTON MARK

The Natural Laws of Good Manners:  Hobbes, Glory, and Early Modern Civility


DORINA VERLI
Reforming Democracy:  Constitutional Crisis and Rousseau’s Advice to Geneva


DANA JALBERT STAUFFER
The Most Common Sickness of Our Time: Tocqueville on Democratic Restlessness


CHRIS BARKER
Dostoevsky and Education through Punishment


EDUARDO SCHMIDT PASSOS
The Blood of the Martyrs:  Erik Peterson’s Theology of Martyrdom and Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology of Sovereignty


Symposium:  Taylor Putnam, Jacob T. Levy, Melissa S. Williams, Zachariah Black, Paul Downes, Marc Hanvelt, and Simone Chambers, on Teresa M. Bejan’s Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration with response by Teresa M. Bejan

BOOKS REVIEWED


William Clare Roberts, Marx’s Inferno:  The Political Theory of Capital 

Aurelian Craiutu, Faces of Moderation:  The Art of Balance in an Age of Extremes

Nathan B. Oman, The Dignity of Commerce:  Markets and the Moral Foundations of Contract Law

Juliet Hooker, Theorizing Race in the Americas:  Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Sharon A. Stanley, An Impossible Dream? Racial Integration in the United States



and more . . .

Upcoming Issue

Volume 80 • Number 4 • Fall 2018

Lorraine Smith Pangle “The Anatomy of Courage in Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics”
 
Michael Lamb, “Beyond Pessimism: A Structure of Encouragement in Augustine's City of God”

Ahmed Siddiqi, “Political Rationalism and the Theological Alternative in Alfarabi's Book of Religion”

Mathias Thaler, “Reconciliation through Estrangement”​​​​​​​

Yann Allard-Tremblay, “The Modern and the Political Pluralist Perspectives on Political Authorities”

Review Essay: Teresa M. Bejan, “Recent Work on Toleration”