Month: August 2014

The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke

Anyone familiar with conservatism as an intellectual disposition should be familiar with the work of Edmund Burke. He has come to us, arguably, as the paradigmatic figure of an intellectual movement that arose in defense, not of the status quo,  but…

Weekend Reading

Some long-overdue linkage: Roger Scruton, Why Iraq is a Write-Off Robert Royal, It’s So Enlightenment Philippa Foot interview Christopher Dawson, Catholicism and the Bourgeois Mind Longenecker on Brideshead Revisited: The Villain of the Piece Bill Vallicella, The Gardener’s Racism? Peter…