Articles - Volume 79

Adriana Alfaro Altamirano, “Max Scheler and Adam Smith on Sympathy”

Giuseppe Ballacci, “Richard Rorty’s Unfulfilled Humanism and the Public/Private Divide”

John Patrick Coby, "America's Machiavellian: Gouverneur Morris at the Constitutional Convention"

Gregory M. Collins, "Edmund Burke on the Question of Commercial Intercourse in the Eighteenth Century"

Mihaela Czobor-Lupp, “Herder on the Emancipatory Power of Religion and Religious Education”

Robin Douglass, "Morality and Sociability in Commerical Society:  Smith, Rousseau—and Mandeville"

Gianna Englert, "The Idea of Rights: Tocqueville on the Social Question"

Christopher Fear, "William E. Connolly’s Politics of Complexity:  A Critique"

Mera J. Flaumenhaft, "Romeo and Juliet for Grownups"

James W. Guest II, "Justice as Lawfulness and Equity as a Virtue in Aristotle’s Nicomanchean Ethics"

Kevin S. Honeycutt, “The Musical Philosophy of Bertrand de Jouvenel”

J. Matthew Hoye, "Obligation and Sovereign Virtue in Hobbes’s Leviathan"

Joel Johnson, “A Novel Twist to Tocqueville: Competing Visions of Democracy in Parrot and Olivier in America

Sungmoon Kim, “Confucian Humanitarian Intervention? Toward Democratic Theory”

Andrew Koppelman, “Why Rawls Can’t Support Liberal Neutrality:  The Case of Special Treatment for Religion”

Svetozar Minkov and Rasoul Namazi, “Leo Strauss on Modern Political Science: Two Previously Unpublished Manuscripts”

Hina Nazar, “Locke, Education, and ‘Disciplinary Liberalism’”

Jeremiah Russell and Michael Promisel, “Truth, Lies, and Concealment:  St. Augustine on Mendacious Political Thought”

Shmuel Nili, "Democratic Theory, the Boundary Problem, and Global Reform"

Sharon Stanley, "John Stuart Mill, Children’s Liberty, and the Unraveling of Autonomy"

Catherine Zuckert, "Dennis WM Moran:  In Appreciation and Gratitude"

Symposia and Review Essay Volume 79 

Ruth Abby, Review Essay "On Friendship"


Daniel Tanguay, Miriam Galston, Martin D. Yaffe, and Steven Frankel on Joshua Parens’s Leo Strauss and the Recovery of Medieval Political Philosophy, with response by Joshua Parens


Joshua L. Cherniss, Teresa M. Bejan, Samuel Goldman, Susan Meld Shell, Ryan Patrick Hanley, on Steven B. Smith’s Modernity and Its Discontents, with response by Steven B. Smith

Book Reviews Volume 79 

Uriel Abulof, Review of Bill Kissane’s Nations Torn Asunder: The Challenge of Civil War

Lawrie Balfour, Review of Rogers M. Smith’s Political Peoplehood: The Role of Values, Interests, and Identities 

Sotirios A. Barber, Review of Clement Fatovic’s America’s Founding and the Struggle over Economic Inequality

Marian Barnes, Review of Daniel Engster’s Justice, Care and the Welfare State

Paola Bernardini, Review of Bettina Koch’s Patterns of Legitimizing Violence in Transcultural Perspectives: Islamic and Christian Traditions and Legacies

Jeffrey A. Bernstein, Review of Alexander S. Duff’s Heidegger and Politics: The Ontology of Radical Discontent

Jason Blakely, Review of Evaldas Nekrašas’s The Positive Mind: Its Development and Impact on Modernity and Postmodernity

David Bolotin, Review of Dustin Sebell’s The Socratic Turn: Knowledge of Good and Evil in an Age of Science

Andrew E. Busch, Review of Bruce Miroff’s Presidents on Political Ground: Leaders in Action and What They Face

Mark E. Button, Review of Mark Garrett Longaker’s Rhetorical Style and Bourgeois Virtue: Capitalism and Civil Society in the British Enlightenment

Peter Casarella, Review of Thomas R. Rourke’s The Roots of Pope Francis’s Social and Political Thought:  From Argentina to the Vatican

Bidyut Chakrabarty, Review of Ajay Skaria’s Unconditional Equality: Gandhi’s Religion of Resistance

Elizabeth Corey, Review of Luke Philip Plotica’s Michael Oakeshott and the Conversation of Modern Political Thought

Aurelian Craiutu, Review of Biancamaria Fontana’s Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait

David Cummiskey, Review of Matthew J. Moore’s Buddhism and Political Theory

Mihaela Czbor-Lupp, Review of Jonathan Peter Schwartz’s Arendt’s Judgment:  Freedom, Responsibility, and Citizenship

Fred R. Dallmayr, Review of John Milbank and Adrian Pabst’s The Politics of Virtue:  Post-Liberalism and the Human Future

Martin K. Dimitrov, Review of Aviezer Tucker’s The Legacies of Totalitarianism: A Theoretical Approach

Alexander S. Duff, Review of David E. Storey’s Naturalizing Heidegger: His Confrontation with Nietzsche, his Contributions to Environmental Philosophy

Clement Fatovic, Review of Robert Lamb’s Thomas Paine and the Idea of Human Rights

Cary Federman, Review of Arthur Shuster’s Punishment and the History of Political Philosophy

Kathy E. Ferguson, Review of Ruth Kinna’s Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Kennan Ferguson, Review of Angus Fletcher’s Comic Democracies:  From Ancient Athens to the American Republic

David Ganz, Review of Thomas W. Laqueur’s The Work of the Dead:  A Cultural History of Mortal Remains

John Gaventa, Review of Nancy L. Rosenblum’s Good Neighbors:  The Democracy of Everyday Life in America

Simon Gilhooley, Review of Carson Holloway’s Hamilton versus Jefferson in the Washington Administration: Completing the Founding or Betraying the Founding?

Thomas Heilke, Review of Carl J. Richard’s The Founders and the Bible

Kimberly Hutchings, Review of Dustin Ellis Howes’s Freedom Without Violence: Resisting the Western Political Tradition

Onur Ulas Ince, Review of Daniel O’Neill’s Edmund Burke and the Conservative Logic of Empire

Slavica Jakelić, Review of Pierre Manent’s Beyond Radical Secularism: How France and the Christian West Should Respond to the Islamic Challenge

Michael S. Kochin, Review of Jeffrey A. Bernstein’s Leo Strauss on the Borders of Judaism, Philosophy, and History

Robert L'Arrivee, Review of Charles E. Butterworth’s Translation of Alfarabi’s Political Regime and Summary of Plato’s Laws in The Political Writings Volume II

David LaRocca, Review of Robert Sinnerbrink’s Cinematic Ethics: Exploring Ethical Experience Through Film

Jacob T. Levy, Review of Jeremy Waldron’s Political Political Theory: Essays on Institutions

Melissa M. Matthes, Review of Vincent W. Lloyd’s Black Natural Law

Luke Mayville, Review of Richard Alan Ryerson’s John Adams’s Republic: The One, the Few, and the Many

John P. McCormick, Review of William Parson’s Machiavelli’s Gospel:  The Critique of Christianity in The Prince

Susan J. McWilliams, Review of Jonathan McKenzie’s The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Steven P. Millies, Review of David L. Schindler and Nicholas J. Healy, Jr.’s Freedom, Truth, and Human Dignity: The Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Religious Freedom

Peter R. Moody, Review of Eirik Lang Harris’s The Shenzi Fragments:  A Philosophical Analysis and Translation

Michael Mosher, Review of Iain Hampsher-Monk’s Concepts and Reason in Political Theory

Michael Mosher, Review of Richard Tuck’s The Sleeping Sovereign: The Invention of Modern Democracy

Vincent Phillip Muñoz, Review of John Agresto’s Rediscovering America: Liberty, Equality, and the Crisis of Democracy

Cary J. Nederman, Review of Francis Oakley’s The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

Blain Neufeld, Review of Martin D. Carcieri’s Applying Rawls in the Twenty-First Century: Race, Gender, the Drug War, and the Right to Die

Mary Nichols, Review of John von Heyking’s The Form of Politics: Aristotle and Plato on Friendship

Gladden J. Pappin, Review of Brian Tierney’s Liberty and Law: The Idea of Permissive Natural Law 1100-1800

Heather Pincock, Review of Steven Johnston’s American Dionysia: Violence, Tragedy, and Democratic Politics and John Medearis’s Why Democracy Is Oppositional

Niklas Plaetzer, Review of Uriel Abulof’s The Mortality and Morality of Nations: Jews, Afrikaners and French Canadians

Keith T. Poole, Review of Zachary Callen’s Railroads and American Political Development:  Infrastructure, Federalism, and State Building

Manjeet Ramgotra, Review of Frederick Neuhouser’s Rousseau’s Critique of Inequality: Reconstructing the Second Discourse

Denise Schaeffer, Review of John M. Warner’s Rousseau and the Problem of  Human Relations

John Schuessler, Review of David A. Baldwin’s Power and International Relations: A Conceptual Approach

John T. Scott, Review of Robin Douglass’s Rousseau & Hobbes: Nature, Free Will & the Passions

S. Adam Seagrave, Review of Giorgi Areshidze’s Democratic Religion from Locke to Obama: Faith and the Civic Life of Democracy

Jon A. Shields, Review of Melissa Moschella’s To Whom Do Children Belong:  Parental Rights, Civic Education, and Children’s Autonomy

Mark Shiffman, Review of Hugh Liebert’s Plutarch’s Politics: Between City and Empire

Doh C. Shin, Review of Loubna El Amine’s Classical Confucian Political Thought: A New Interpretation

Alan D. Schrift, Review of Gary Shapiro’s Nietzsche’s Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Joshua Simon, Review of Duncan Bell’s Reordering The World:  Essays on Liberalism and Empire

Nicholas H. Smith, Review of Charles Taylor’s The Language Animal:  The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity

Jason A. Springs, Review of Elizabeth Shakman Hurd’s Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion

Sor-hoon Tan, Review of Sungmoon Kim’s Public Reason Confucianism: Democratic Perfectionism and Constitutionalism in East Asia

Christina Tarnopolsky, Review of James L. Kastely’s The Rhetoric of Plato’s Republic: Democracy and the Philosophical Problem of Persuasion 

Natalie Fuehrer Taylor, Review of Michael Keren’s Politics and Literature at the Turn of the Millennium

Charlotte Thomas, Review of Richard F. Hassing’s Cartesian Psychophysics and the Whole Nature of Man

Peter Wallensteen, Review of Roger B. Manning’s War and Peace in the Western Political Imagination:  From Classical Antiquity to the Age of Reason.

Mary Walsh, Review of Judith Butler’s Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly

Paul Wilford, Review of Hugo Drochon’s Nietzsche’s Great Politics

Christopher James Wolfe, Review of Justin Buckley Dyer and Micah J. Watson’s C.S. Lewis on Politics and the Natural Law

Michael P. Zuckert, Review of Mark Lilla’s The Shipwrecked Mind:  On Political Reaction