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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Russell Kirk (1918-1994) was the author of The Conservative Mind; Eliot and His Age; The Roots of American Order; and twenty-six other books in several fields. He was the president of two educational foundations, editor of the quarterly University Bookman, recipient of several literary awards, and visiting distinguished professor on both sides of the Atlantic.

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