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Office phone: 717-361-1306
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Russell Kirk and the Age of Ideology, University of Missouri
Press, published March 2004. A
brief description of the book from the publisher's catalog can be found here
. Purchase your copy now while copies last from Amazon.
he Chronicle of Higher
Education May 7, 2004
2 Broadcast of book talk--click on "watch" to see streaming video
of my presentation about my book
Store -- Purchase video of BookTV talk
Web sites where book can be purchased or is cited:
offers this book at a discount price.
About Prof. McDonald
Academic Degrees and Professional Interests
My article on Russell Kirk and the Neo-Conservative challenge, "Russell
Kirk E I Suoi Critici Modernisti: Questione di principi,"
10 (September, 1998), pp. 38-41: Download these pages, zoom in on your
image viewer, and print out to read:
39 Page 40 Page
My review of
Kirk: A Critical Biography of a Conservative Mind by James E. Person,
Jr. in The Chronicles of Culture (April, 2000).
My Predictions for Election
2000 (Lancaster Sunday News, 10/15/00)
My Post Presidential
Debate Analysis for Lancaster Intelligencer (10/18/00)
Political Philosophy and Legal Studies Major
A newly established major especially designed for students looking for a
challenging college liberal arts experience. If you are considering either
a law or post graduate education, then this major may be for you. For a brief
description of the major and a checklist of required courses look
Contact either Prof. McDonald (ex. 1306), or Prof. Matteo (ex.1346), Chairman,
Department of Philosophy, to find out more about the majoring in political
Other Items of Interest
Murray, the Basset Hound--the newest addition
to Paul and Mary Gottfried's home.
A memorial site dedicated to Duncan (The
World's Best Westie)
Former Provost Rick Ritsch's
Super Bowl Party, February 3, 2001. See pictures of former President Gerhart
Spiegler and his wife and other learned and famous people here.
Prof. McDonald and Alice Baumgart gave a 'brown bag"
talk about their trip to New Zealand and Australia, Hershey Hall, Anneberg
Center, February 28, 2001. Click
here for more information.
Prof. Paul Gottfried's lecture
on democracy at Franklin and Marshall College (April 3, 2001)--a picture
gallery. Former Provost Frederick Ritsch's retirement party, March 17, 2001
Pictures from party:
Rick Ritsch cuts his retirement cake
Rick Ritisch. David Brown and Bela Vassady,
Chairman of Department of History
Rick Ritisch and David Brown, Assistant
Professor of History
Food prepared by Alice Baumgart
Sue Smith mugs for camera .
Centre, Herstmonceux Castle, UK Spend a semester at a real ghost invested
castle. See Dr. McDonald for more details!
The Russell Kirk Homepage A look at the life
and work of one of America's greatest conservative thinkers.
Interesting Government and Politics Web Sites
Links to Conservative Web Sites Lots of conservative
web sites, including the GOP, Libertarians, Paleo-cons, Rush Limbaugh, Sam
Francis, the Heritage Foundation, and many others!
The reason why the South shall rise again. If
you are unrepetant Confederate, check this site out. Not for the politically
Southern League Web Site
The Shroud of Turin Latest
scientific information on one of history's most mysterious religious relic.
January 31, 2006 8:40 PM