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Neoconservative Persuasion Selected Essays, 1942-2009

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ISBN-10: 0465022235

ISBN-13: 9780465022236

Edition: 2010

Authors: Irving Kristol

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The cultural influence of Irving Kristol is as undeniable as it is unavoidable. As one of the leading minds in the development of neoconservatism, Kristolrs"s ideas resonate to this very day.The Neoconservative Persuasionis a series of captivating essays that present a comprehensive history of the evolution of neoconservative thought. Its topics include the political but also stretch to encompass the arts.With a foreword by son Bill Kristol.
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Book details

List price: $34.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 1/11/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Irving Kristol, the founder and editor of the Public Interest, was also a regular contributor for three decades to the Wall Street Journal. He was the author of Two Cheers for Capitalism, On the Democratic Idea in America, Reflections of a Neoconservative, and Neoconservatism: The Autobiography of an Idea.

Foreword: In Memoriam: Irving Kristol, 1920-2009: William Kristol
Introduction
In The Beginning...: Enquiry
Auden: The Quality of Doubt (1942)
A Christian Experiment (1943)
Other People's Nerve (1943)
James Burnham's The Machiavellians (1943)
The Moral Critic (1944)
Ancients and Moderns
The Philosophers' Hidden Truth (1952)
Niccol� Machiavelli (1954)
"...And People Opening Veins in Baths": Tacitus (1956)
Democracy in America
"Civil Liberties," 1952: A Study in Confusion (1952)
American Ambiguities: The Jacksonian Persuasion (1958)
Republican Virtue versus Servile Institutions (1978)
Human Nature and Social Reform (1978)
Foundations and the Sin of Pride: The Myth of the Third Sector (1980)
The Spirit of '87 (1987)
The Welfare State's Spiritual Crisis (1997)
The Two Welfare States (2000)
The Culture and Counterculture
High, Low, and Modern: Some Thoughts on Popular Culture and Popular Government (1960)
What's Bugging the Students (1965)
Vice and Virtue in Las Vegas (1973)
Reflections of a Neoconservative (1984)
It's Obscene but Is It Art? (1990)
The Way We Were (1995)
Capitalism, Conservatism, and Neoconservatism
Old Truths and the New Conservatism (1958)
What Is a "Neoconservative"? (1976)
Toward a "New" Economics? (1977)
No Cheers for the Profit Motive (1979)
Ideology and Supply-Side Economics (1981)
American Conservatism: 1945-1995 (1995)
The Right Stuff (1996)
The Neoconservative Persuasion (2003)
Foreign Policy and Ideology
The Ironies of Neo-Isolationism (1973)
Notes on the Yom Kippur War (1973)
What's Wrong with NATO? (1983)
International Law and International Lies (1985)
"Human Rights": The Hidden Agenda (1986-1987)
Conflicts That Can't Be Resolved (1997)
Judaism and Christianity
The Myth of the Supra-Human Jew: The Theological Stigma (1947)
How Basic Is "Basic Judaism"? A Comfortable Religion for an Uncomfortable World (1948)
The Political Dilemma of American Jews (1984)
Liberalism and American Jews (1988)
Christmas, Christians, and Jews (1988)
Why Religion Is Good for the Jews (1994)
Taking Religious Conservatives Seriously (1994)
A Note on Religious Tolerance (1998)
On the Political Stupidity of the Jews (1999)
Memoirs
An Autobiographical Memoir (1995)
Forty Good Years (2005)
My "Public Interest" (2006)
Irving Kristol Bibliography
Acknowledgments