Russell Kirk (October 19, 1918 – April 29, 1994) was an American political theorist, moralist, historian, social critic, literary critic, and fiction author known for his influence on 20th century American conservatism. His 1953 book, The Conservative Mind, gave shape to the amorphous post–World War II conservative movement. Kirk is considered the chief proponent of traditionalist conservatism.
Articles by Russell Kirk
- Conservatism Requires a Religious Foundation July 22, 2013
- Beyond Newspaper Chewing: Why it Matters What is Read in High School (Part II of II) July 8, 2013
- Beyond Newspaper Chewing: Why it Matters What is Read in High School (Part I of II) July 4, 2013
- What Should Children Read? October 12, 2012
- Russell Kirk on the Moral Imagination March 22, 2012
- Documentation: Who Was Orestes Brownson — Profile of an Orthodox Radical January 1, 1991