27 February 2007

Recent Acquisitions

Steven B. Smith, Reading Leo Strauss: Politics, Philosophy, Judaism

Donald Kagan, The Peloponnesian War

Bruce Ackerman, The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential Democracy


I've been meaning to buy and read Kagan's work for some time now. It is - as far as I know - a distillation of his four volume series on the era in question for a more popular readership. I've read sections of that original series, but never the whole thing.

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