The Conservative Mind

Russell Kirk’s Founders and the Unwritten Constitution

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2013 is the 60th year since Regnery Publishing brought Russell Kirk’s The Conservative Mind to the reading public.  The book helped transform modern American politics and inform many emerging conservative minds. When I was interning in Washington, DC more than

The Conservative Mind at 60: Russell Kirk’s Unwritten Constitutionalism

The Conservative Mind at 60: Russell Kirk’s Unwritten Constitutionalism

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In his great work, The American Republic, written in 1866, the American Catholic political writer Orestes Brownson – who ranks with Calhoun and John Adams as among the finest political minds America has produced, and who still remains somewhat

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Peter Viereck: Traditionalist Libertarian?

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The Post-World War II American intellectual conservative movement was a philosophically jerrybuilt political alliance. Its ideas were greatly influenced by William F. Buckley’s National Review, which started in 1955. The magazine’s chief ideologue was senior editor Frank S. Meyer. He