Russell Kirk (1918-1994) was the premier architect of the post World War II conservative intellectual revival. This web site will be devoted to his life, works and continuing influence on the shape and direction of cultural conservative thought. I welcome your suggestions for additions and improvements of this web page. Please send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Nash and Dr. Campbell are currently working on creating a CD-ROM version of The Conservative Intellectual Movement For more information on this work email Prof. Campbell at: email@example.com
Created and maintained by The Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C., this is the best all around source of information on Kirk available on the Web. Site includes a biography, his Heritage Foundation lectures, a list of his works, numerous photographs taken throughout his life, and brief audio clips of the great man himself! A good introduction to his life and works.
Publishes The Intercollegiate Review a quarterly journal of
conservative scholarship and opinion, and several other publications including
The University Bookman formerly edited by Russell Kirk. Other
ISI services include a speakers bureau, and special offers on classic conservative
works. Check out this site and become an ISI student or faculty member. No
charge to students or faculty.
A Washington based think-tank dedicated to promoting the humanites. The first and only site where an explication and discussion of the ideas of the founders of the American Humanist Movement, Irving Babbitt (1865-1933), Paul Elmer More (1864-1937) and the Swedish philospher (Folke Leander (1910-1981) can be found. More and Babbitt profoundly influenced the thought of Kirk. Also, check out the "Internet Links for Humanities Research." NHI is preparing to start an "Electonic Bulletin Board" site which will include brief items and announcements.
Several of Kirk's books are currently available through Transaction Publishers.
Check out this Web Site for more information. Kirk was also the founding editor
of The Library of Conservative Thought, also published by Transaction
Publishers. "The Library of Conservative Thought offers you a
good sampling of conservative theory, analysis, criticism, and imagery,"
wrote Kirk, "We mean to resurrect the works of some able men and women
of letters and public affairs who, when the choice had to be made, preferred
the devil they knew to the devil they did not know." For a list of available
volumes in this series and ordering information click on the Transaction
Lots of good stuff here for conservatives of all stripes and anyone interested
in the American conservative movement. A nice graphical interface which makes
this an easy site to navigate around.
The following items are available for sale through the Acton Book Shoppe.
All prices are in U.S. Dollars. A printable copy of the Order Form is available for your convenience. Offers include several Russell Kirk books that are out-of-print and not available elsewhere. http://www.acton.org/books.html (30K)
Richard M. Weaver was a complex individual who lived chiefly to think and to write. Interest in his work remains high, even though he died in his early fifties. http://www.system.missouri.edu/upress/fall1995/young.htm (2K)
2. Other Misc. Works
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