The Politics of Prudence

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Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1993 - Political Science - 314 pages
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In this classic title, Kirk outlines ten principles of conservative thought, summarizes ten vital conservative books, and offers brief accounts of ten eminent, internationally important conservatives. Written by the founder of twentieth-century conservatism in America, Kirk's The Politics of Prudence reflects several decades of learning, travel, and practical politics.

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I have always considered myself a conservative-though I must admit, I may not have always been sure what it truly meant to be a conservative. Oh, sure, I thought I knew. Of course, being a ... Read full review

Contents

The Errors of Ideology
1
Ten Conservative Principles
15
Ten Events
30
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Russell Kirk (1918-94) was an independent man of letters whose best-known book is The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot. Several of his other books, including The American Cause, The Roots of American Order, The Politics of Prudence, Redeeming the Time, and The Sword of Imagination, are available from ISI Books.
New introduction by Benjamin G. Lockerd Jr.
Lockerd is a professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Grand Valley State University. He is a former president of the T. S. Eliot Society and is currently on the society's board of directors. His books include The Sacred Marriage: Psychic Integration in "The Faerie Queene" and Aethereal Rumours: T. S. Eliot's Physics and Poetics.

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