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The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot By Russell Kirk It is inconceivable even to imagine, let alone hope for, a dominant conservative movement in America without Kirk s labor William F Buckley, Jr.Russell Kirk s The Conservative Mind is one of the greatest contributions to twentieth century American conservatism Brilliant in every respect, from its conception to its choice of significant figures representing the histo It is inconceivable even to imagine, let alone hope for, a dominant conservative movement in America without Kirk s labor William F Buckley, Jr.Russell Kirk s The Conservative Mind is one of the greatest contributions to twentieth century American conservatism Brilliant in every respect, from its conception to its choice of significant figures representing the history of intellectual conservatism, The Conservative Mind launched the modern American Conservative Movement when it was first published in 1953 and has become an enduring classic of political thought.The seventh revised edition features the complete text and an introduction by publisher Henry Regency.A must read.
For than forty years, Russell Kirk was in the thick of the intellectual controversies of his time He is the author of some thirty two books, hundreds of periodical essays, and many short stories Both Time and Newsweek have described him as one of America s leading thinkers, and The New York Times acknowledged the scale of his influence when in 1998 it wrote that Kirk s 1953 book The Conservative Mind gave American conservatives an identity and a genealogy and catalyzed the postwar movement Dr Kirk wrote and spoke on modern culture, political thought and practice, educational theory, literary criticism, ethical questions, and social themes He addressed audiences on hundreds of American campuses and appeared often on television and radio.He edited the educational quarterly journal The University Bookman and was founder and first editor of the quarterly Modern Age He contributed articles to numerous serious periodicals on either side of the Atlantic For a quarter of a century he wrote a page on education for National Review, and for thirteen years published, through the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, a nationally syndicated newspaper column Over the years he contributed to than a hundred serious periodicals in the United States, Britain, Canada, Australia, Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, and Poland, among them Sewanee Review, Yale Review, Fortune, Humanitas, The Contemporary Review, The Journal of the History of Ideas, World Review, Crisis, History Today, Policy Review, Commonweal, Kenyon Review, The Review of Politics, and The World and I.He is the only American to hold the highest arts degree earned of the senior Scottish university doctor of letters of St Andrews He received his bachelor s degree from Michigan State University and his master s degree from Duke University He received honorary doctorates from twelve American universities and colleges.He was a Guggenheim Fellow, a senior fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, a Constitutional Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and a Fulbright Lecturer in Scotland The Christopher Award was conferred upon him for his book Eliot and His Age, and he received the Ann Radcliffe Award of the Count Dracula Society for his Gothic Fiction The Third World Fantasy Convention gave him its award for best short fiction for his short story, There s a Long, Long Trail a Winding In 1984 he received the Weaver Award of the Ingersoll Prizes for his scholarly writing For several years he was a Distinguished Scholar of the Heritage Foundation In 1989, President Reagan conferred on him the Presidential Citizens Medal In 1991, he was awarded the Salvatori Prize for historical writing.More than a million copies of Kirk s books have been sold, and several have been translated in German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Korean, and other languages His second book, The Conservative Mind 1953 , is one of the most widely reviewed and discussed studies of political ideas in this century and has gone through seven editions Seventeen of his books are in print at present, and he has written prefaces to many other books, contributed essays to them, or edited them.Dr Kirk debated with such well known speakers as Norman Thomas, Frank Mankiewicz, Carey McWilliams, John Roche, Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr Michael Harrington, Max Lerner, Michael Novak, Sidney Lens, William Kunstler, Hubert Humphrey, F A Hayek, Karl Hess, Clifford Case, Ayn Rand, Eugene McCarthy, Leonard Weinglass, Louis Lomax, Harold Taylor, Clark Kerr, Saul Alinsky, Staughton Lynd, Malcolm X, Dick Gregory, and Tom Hayden Several of his public lectures have been broadcast nationally on C SPAN.Among Kirk s literary and scholarly friends were T S Eliot, Roy Campbell, Wyndham Lewis, Donald Davidson, George Scott Moncrieff, Richard Weaver, Max Picard, Ray Bradbury, Bernard Iddings Bell, Paul Roche, James McAuley, Thomas Howard, Wilhem Roepke, Robert Speaight
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