Volume VI, No. 2, 1993 


Poetry Now and the Space We Live In, 3
Samuel Hux

Depoliticization from Within:
Not Taking a Fall with Richard Brautigan
, 15
James Murray Miclot

Tantalus and Leeks, 45
Poems by Heidy Anne Steidlmayer

Liberty's Aristocratic Roots
And Modern Democracy
, 46
Chris Woltermann

The Cynic, 65
A poem by Paul Gottfried

Plagiarism, Culture, and
The Future of the Academy
, 66
Theodore Pappas


Philosophical Reason:
Historical, Systematic, and Humble
, 81
Claes G. Ryn

Concentric Imagination:
An Alternative to Philosophical Reason
, 91
Michael A. Weinstein


The Incredible Shrinking Historian, 100
Jacob Neusner
Reflections on History and Historians, by Theodore S. Hamerow.
Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1987. 267 pp. $30 cloth. $14.95 paper.

Conor Cruise O'Brien's Burke, 105
Carl Johan Ljungberg
The Great Melody: A Thematic Biography of Edmund Burke, by Conor Cruise O'Brien.
London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992. £22.50. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.
692 pp. $34.95.

Perspectives on Elitism, Populism, and Culture: Three Reviews

Unorthodox Reflections of an Elder Statesman, 109
Matthew Carr
Around the Cragged Hill: A Personal and Political Philosophy, by George Kennan.
New York: W. W. Norton, 1993. 272 pp. $22.95.

Populism Against Progress, 114
Mark Wegierski
The True and Only Heaven: Progress and Its Critics, by Christopher Lasch.
New York and London: W. W. Norton, 1991. 591 pp. $25.

Populism: Unacceptable Danger
Or Legitimate Weapon?, 117
W. Wesley McDonald
The Challenge of Populism: The Rise of Right-Wing Democratism in Postwar America, by Michael P. Federici. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1991. 157 pp. $42.95.

Notes on Contributors, 121

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