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American conservative thought in the twentieth century

Author: William F Buckley, Jr.
Publisher: New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, ©2011.
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Originally published: Did you ever see a dream walking?: American conservative thought in the twentieth century. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1970.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William F Buckley, Jr.
ISBN: 9781412842518 1412842514
OCLC Number: 708763075
Notes: Originally published: Did you ever see a dream walking? : American conservative thought in the twentieth century. Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, 1970.
Description: lxxiv, 554 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part One. The historical and intellectual background. The convenient state / Garry Wills --
E Pluribus Unum: the American consensus / John Courtney Murray, S.J. --
The unwritten Constitution / L. Brent Bozell --
The recrudescent American conservatism / Frank S. Meyer --
Part Two. The limitations of state. The masses in representative democracy / Michael Oakeshott --
Anarchist's progress / Albert Jay Nock --
Economics in one lesson / Henry Hazlitt --
Freedom and the planned economy / Max Eastman --
Capitalism and freedom: a concluding note / Milton Friedman --
Part Three. Contemporary challenges and the social order. On the nature of civil and religious liberty / Harry V. Jaffa --
Democracy: the two majorities / Willmoore Kendall --
Communism: the struggle for the world / James Burnham --
Race: claims, rights, and prospects / Ernest van den Haag --
Planned mediocrity in the public schools / Mortimer Smith --
The city: some myths about diversity / Jane Jacobs --
The problem of the new order / Russell Kirk --
The new scholarship: the relevance of "The Reactionaries" / Hugh Kenner --
Part Four. The relevance of social science. The new political science / Leo Strauss --
Sociology and the theory of progress / Christopher Dawson --
The nature of modernity / Eric Voegelin --
Burke and radical freedom / Jeffrey Hart --
Part Five. The spiritual crisis. The direct glance / Whittaker Chambers --
Isaiah's Job / Albert Jay Nock --
Christmas in Christendom / Frederick D. Wilhelmsen --
Epilogue / Whittaker Chambers.
Other Titles: Did you ever see a dream walking.
Responsibility: William F. Buckley, Jr., editor ; with a new introduction by Roger Pilon.

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-[T]he collection is intellectual yet accessible and focuses on conservative thought in the realms of economics, social order, and religion.- --Book News Inc.

 
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