The ‘Fatal Flaw’ of Internationalism:
Babbitt on Humanitarianism
, 4
Richard M. Gamble

Democratizing the Constitution:
The Failure of the Seventeenth Amendment
, 19
C. H. Hoebeke

Two Women in a Revolving Door,
Rose, Orrery, and Wishbone
, 38
Poems by Heidy Anne Steidlmayer

Francis Lieber on the Sources of Civil Liberty, 40
Steven Alan Samson

The First to Fall into Sleep, 63
A poem by Marc Awodey


Straussianism Descendant?
The Historicist Renewal, 64
Randall E. Auxier
Leo Strauss e la destra americana, by Germana Paraboschi. Roma: Editori Riuniti, 1993.
162 pp. L.25,000.

Origins of Nihilism: Actual and Alleged, 73
Jan Olof Bengtsson
Nihilism Before Nietzsche, by Michael Allen Gillespie. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1994. xxiv+312 pp. $27.50 cloth. $15.95 paper.

God and the Constitution, 85
K. R. Constantine Gutzman
The Godless Constitution: The Case Against Religious Correctness, by Isaac Kramnick and R. Laurence Moore. New York and London: Norton, 1996. 166 pp. $22 cloth.

The Tribalization of the Western Mind, 92
Wayne Allen
The Defeat of the Mind, by Alain Finkielkraut. Translated by Judith Friedlander. New York: Columbia University Press, 1995. 165 pp. $22.95.

The Diorite Whales, 98
A short story by Michael O’Laughlin

Notes on Contributors, 112