<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//w3c//dtd html 4.0 transitional//en"> <html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"> <meta name="Classification" content="New Humanism,humanism,ethics,criticism"> <meta name="KeyWords" content="Irving Babbitt"> <title>Irving Babbitt Project</title> </head> <body text="#000000" bgcolor="#ffffff" link="#006600" vlink="#000099" alink="#009900" background="background.JPG"> &nbsp; <table border="0" cols="1" width="580"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="580"> <ul> &nbsp; <center> <table border="5" cellspacing="0" bgcolor="#000000"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <center> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" style="background-color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <tbody> <tr> <td><img src="bab-col.jpg" alt="Irving Babbitt" height="159" width="100"></td> <td width="230" bgcolor="#333300"><b><font color="#ffff80"><font size="+3">&nbsp;&nbsp; <font face="AGaramond">I</font></font><font face="AGaramond"><font size="+2">RVING</font></font></font></b> <br> <b><font face="AGaramond"><font color="#ffff80"><font size="+3">&nbsp;&nbsp; B</font><font size="+2">ABBITT</font></font></font></b> <br> <b><font face="AGaramond"><font color="#ffff80"><font size="+3">&nbsp;&nbsp; P</font><font size="+2">ROJECT</font></font></font></b></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </center> <h3> <font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font color="#663300"><font size="+0">Among the programs of the <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/index.htm">National Humanities Institute</a> is an ongoing project focusing on the thought of the late Harvard Professor and social and literary thinker Irving Babbitt. This site, which remains very much under construction, will serve as a repository for works by, about, or influenced by Babbitt, as well as related bibliographical information.</font></font></font></h3> <hr width="100%"> <ul> <li> <b><a href="http://www.nhinet.org/babintro.htm">Irving Babbitt: An Introduction</a></b>, Claes G. Ryn.</li> <li> <b><a href="http://www.nhinet.org/ibdchina.htm">Babbitt Makes Comeback in Communist China</a></b>, Brian Mitchell, <i>Investor's Business Daily</i></li> </ul> <hr> <h3><font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font color="#006600">Irving Babbitt on:</font></font></h3> <ul> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/lac1.htm">Humanism</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/dl.htm">Democracy: Imperialism or Standards</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/arnold.htm">Matthew Arnold</a></li> <li> <a href="http://www.theamericanconservative.com/repository/interpreting-india-to-the-west/">Interpreting India to the West</a></li> </ul> <p><br> </p> <hr> <h3><font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font color="#006600">Babbitt Studies:</font></font></h3> <ul> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/bp.htm">Irving Babbitt and Postmodernity</a>, Michael A. Weinstein.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/dialogue.htm">A Dialogue on Reason and Imagination</a>, Claes G. Ryn and Michael A. Weinstein.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/babhutch.htm">Babbitt on Education</a>, Joseph Baldacchino.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/bab-chr.htm">Babbitt and the Christians</a>, Claes G. Ryn.</li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/radcliff.htm">A Thinker Behind and Ahead of His Time</a>, David Hill Radcliffe</li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/gamble.htm">The 'Fatal Flaw' of Internationalism: Babbitt on Humanitarianism</a>, Richard M. Gamble</li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/seaton.htm">On the Future of the Humanistic Tradition in Literary Criticism</a>, James Seaton</li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/jb-seat.htm">Two Kinds of Criticism: Reflective Self-Scrutiny vs. Impulsive Self-Validation</a>, Joseph Baldacchino</li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/ong.htm">On Wu Mi's Conservatism</a>, Ong Chang Woei</li> <li> <a href="http://www.nhinet.org/ryn8-1.htm">How We Know What We Know: Babbitt, Positivism and Beyond</a>, Claes G. Ryn</li> <li>Dialogue on Babbitt and Lincoln</li> <ul> <a href="seaton1-15-1.pdf">Irving Babbitt on Lincoln and Unionism</a>, James Seaton&nbsp; <br> <a href="gamble15-1.pdf">The Problem of Lincoln in Babbitt's Thought</a>, Richard M. Gamble&nbsp; <br> <a href="seaton2-15-1.pdf">The Heritage of Lincoln</a>, James Seaton&nbsp; </ul> <li> <a href="baldacchino15-2.pdf">Ethics and the Common Good: Abstract vs. Experiential</a>,<br> Joseph Baldacchino <br> </li> <li><a href="seaton16-1.pdf">Irving Babbitt and Cultural Renewal</a>, James Seaton <br> </li> <li><a href="china17-1&amp;2.pdf">Babbitt's Influence in China: Four Perspectives</a> <br> <div style="margin-left: 40px;"><a href="wu17-1&amp;2.pdf">The Birth of a Chinese Cultural Movement: Letters Between Babbitt and Wu Mi</a>, Wu Xuezhao <br> <a href="zhu17-1&amp;2.pdf">Chinese Reactions to Babbitt: Admiration, Encumbrance, Vilification</a>, Zhu Shoutong <br> <a href="bai17-1&amp;2.pdf">Babbitt's Impact in China: The Case of Liang Shiqiu</a>, Bai Liping <br> <a href="ong17-1&amp;2.pdf">'Which West Are You Talking About?' <span style="font-style: italic;">Critical Review</span>: A Unique Model of Conservatism in Modern China</a>, Ong Chang Woei&nbsp;</div> </li> <li><a href="davis19-1.pdf">Irving Babbitt, the Moral Imagination, and Progressive Education</a>, Glenn A. Davis<br> </li> </ul> </ul> <ul> <ul> </ul> </ul> <br> <ul> <ul> </ul> </ul> <br> <ul> <hr width="100%"> <p><b><font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font color="#006600"><font size="+1">Books by Irving Babbitt (partial list):</font></font></font></b> <br> &nbsp; </p> <ul> <li> <a href="http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=RfQTAAAAIAAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA1&dq=Irving+Babbitt&ots=crjPk6TVGP&sig=5mKdI-SFzRbe-Q1aNCHNt32-yzs#v=onepage&q=Irving%20Babbitt&f=false">Literature and the American College (1908)</a></li> <li><a href="http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=VPMRAAAAYAAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PR7&dq=Irving+Babbitt&ots=2pxRz5FTsQ&sig=NwM6pogRbd4aC52LgB8hmOzqUTs#v=onepage&q=Irving%20Babbitt&f=falsel">The New Laokoon: An Essay on the Confusion of the Arts (1910)</a>&nbsp; </li> <li><a href="http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=xhhAAAAAYAAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PR7&dq=Irving+Babbitt&ots=CJGCZ-Qhya&sig=iaq-X7BMfwECOWfHYqAD-_MBt1Q#v=onepage&q=Irving%20Babbitt&f=false">The Masters of Modern French Criticism (1912)</a>&nbsp; </li> <li><a href="http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=VECepVHTH0QC&oi=fnd&pg=PR7&dq=Irving+Babbitt&ots=UMy-_R4I29&sig=M54k2nMzuWlpX9Eii8WIcX_DXsw#v=onepage&q=Irving%20Babbitt&f=false">The Dhammapada, translated from the Pali with an Essay on Buddha and the Occident (1936)</a>&nbsp; </li> </ul> <p><br> <p></p> <hr> <p><b><font face="Arial,Helvetica"><font color="#006600"><font size="+1">Babbitt and China Links:</font></font></font></b> <br> &nbsp; </p> <ul> <li> <a href="http://www.asian-studies.org/absts/2000abst/China/C-163.htm">Reconsidering <i>Xueheng</i>: Neo-Conservatism in Early Republican China</a>&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><br> <i><font size="-1"><b>Note: </b>The National Humanities Institute does not necessarily agree with articles included in Babbitt and China Links but does believe that the references to Babbitt are worthy of scholarly attention.</font></i> </p> <p></p> <hr width="100%"><br> &nbsp; <ul> <li> <b><a href="http://www.nhinet.org/hum.htm">HUMANITAS Journal</a></b></li> <li> <b><a href="http://www.nhinet.org/index.htm">National Humanities Institute</a></b></li> </ul> <p><br> </p> <hr width="100%">Copyright &copy; 2012 N<font size="-1">ATIONAL </font>H<font size="-1">UMANITIES </font>I<font size="-1">NSTITUTE</font> <br> <i>Last updated 6 June 2012<br> </i> </ul> </td> </tr> <tr> <td><br> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </body> </html>