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Volume 43, Issue 2 - Winter 2017

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On Rousseau's Confession of Faith of the Savoyard Vicar
by Hilail Gildin

Simon Stevin's Vita Politica: Pre-provisional Morality?
by Daniel P. Maher

Poetry and Reason: A Midsummer Night's Dream
by Rafael Major

Biblical Exegesis as a Way of Philosophizing: The Beginning and the End of Maimonides's Guide of the Perplexed
by Ying Zhang

AN EXCHANGE:
The Challenge of Modernizing Seventeenth-Century English Political Texts: A Response to Foster
by Lee Ward 

A Reply to Lee Ward
by David Foster

REVIEW ESSAY:
Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue: Creating the Foundations of Classical Civilization by Peter J. Ahrensdorf
reviewed by Robert Goldberg

BOOK REVIEWS:
Principle and Prudence in Western Political Thought, edited by Christopher Lynch and Jonathan Marks
reviewed by Stephen A. Block

The Socratic Turn: Knowledge of Good and Evil in an Age of Science by Dustin Sebell
reviewed by Eric Buzzetti

The Philosopher's English King: Shakespeare's Henriad as Political Philosophy by Leon Harold Craig
reviewed by Bernard J. Dobski

Humanitarian Ethics: A Guide to the Morality of Aid in War and Disaster by Hugo Slim
reviewed by Joshua D. King

The Foundations of Natural Morality: On the Compatibility of Natural Rights and the Natural Law by S. Adam Seagrave
reviewed by Peter McNamara

Beyond Radical Secularism: How France and the Christian West Should Respond to the Islamic Challenge by Pierre Manent; translated by Ralph C. Hancock
reviewed by Deborah O'Malley

Xenophon the Socratic Prince: The Argument of the Anabasis of Cyrus by Eric Buzzetti
reviewed by Lorraine Pangle

Philosophy and the Puzzles of Hamlet by Leon Harold Craig
reviewed by Nathan Pinkoski

Arendt's Judgment: Freedom, Responsibility, Citizenship by Jonathan Peter Schwartz
reviewed by Manu Samnotra