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March 18, 2018

Modern Age Archive

Volume 31, Number 3-4
Summer/Fall 1987


Thirtieth Anniversary Issue
Essays on the Crisis of Modernity

In Search of Definitions

Confused Alarms of Struggle and Flight

  • The Father of Totalitarian Democracy:Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Stephen Tonsor
  • Civic Virtue and the Gods: Plato's Apology of Socrates and Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra
    James F. Pontuso and Mark J. Rozell
  • Strauss and Voeglin on Machiavelli and Modernity
    Glenn N. Schram
  • The Cry Against Ninevah: Whittaker Chambers and Eric Voeglin on the Crisis of Western Modernity
    Russell Nieli
  • T. S. Eliot and the Crisis of the Modern
    James W. Tuttleton

Remembrance of Things Past

The Contemplation of Order


  • Notes on Contributors

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