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The Review of Politics publishes high-quality original research that advances scholarly debates in all areas of political theory. We welcome manuscripts on the history of political thought, analytical political theory, canonical political thought, contemporary political thought, comparative political thought, critical theory, or literature and political thought. 

Current Issue

Volume 83:3 Summer 2021


Christopher Holman
“That Democratic Ink Must Be Wiped Away”

Yiftah Elazar
Adam Smith on Impartial Patriotism

Richard Avramenko and Brianne Wolf (Open Access)
Disciplining the Rich: Tocqueville on Philanthropy and Privilege

Matthew Dinan
Kierkegaard's Socratic Alternative to Hegel in Fear and Trembling

Symposium on Jeremy Fortier’s The Challenge of Nietzsche with a response by Jeremy Fortier

Jeremy Fortier, Introduction
Rebecca Bamford, Free Spirits and Experimentation
Paul FrancoFrom Free Spirit to Zarathustra?
Rebecca Aili Ploof, On Hearing Nietzsche
Graham Parkes, Becoming Good Neighbors
Jeremy Fortier, Response

Books Reviewed

Lucy Cane, Sheldon Wolin and Democracy

Davina Cooper, Feeling Like a State

George Crowder, The Problem of Value Pluralism

Pierre Manent, Montaigne: Life without Law

Joel Alden Schlosser, Herodotus in the Anthropocene

and more . . .

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    Forthcoming in the next issue Fall 2021

    Thornton Lockwood, “Aristotle’s Politics on Greeks and non-Greeks” John P. McCormick, “Aristocratic Insolenzia and the Role of S...