New books, 10/17/2019

A number from CUA Press:

Thomas Aquinas on the Immateriality of the Human Intellect.

Irenaeus and the Structure of the Adversus Haereses.

John Henry Newman on Truth and Its Counterfeits: A Guide for Our Times.

Introduction to Classical and New Testament Greek: A Unified Approach.

Origins of Catholic Words: A Discursive Dictionary.

And others:

For Christ and Country: Militant Catholic Youth in Post-Revolutionary Mexico.

The Gravediggers: The Last Winter of the Weimar Republic.

Old English Lives of Saints, Volumes One, Two, and Three.

The Enlightenment that Failed: Ideas, Revolution, and Democratic Defeat, 1748-1830.

How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century.

John Henry Newman: A Very Brief History.

Palaces of Power: The Birth and Evolution of London’s Clubland.

Michael Palin’s North Korea Journal.

Thomas Jefferson’s Education.

Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War.

Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA.

The Enemies of Rome: The Barbarian Rebellion Against the Roman Empire.

Reissue: Life in a Cold Climate: Nancy Mitford: The Biography.

Papal Jurisprudence c. 400: Sources of the Canon Law Tradition, which calls itself “a companion to the forthcoming volume Papal Jurisprudence: Social Origins and Medieval Reception of Canon Law, 385-1234“.

The Life of Alcibiades: Dangerous Ambition and the Betrayal of Athens.


New books, 10/11/19

A guide to Elizabeth Anscombe’s Intention.

Michel Houellebecq’s new novel, Serotonin, in English.

Eric Posner’s book on demagoguery in American politics.

A Catholic theological critique of neoliberalism.

Joseph de Maistre’s St. Petersburg Dialogues are being reissued in paperback.

A study of the first European translation of Sun Tzu’s Art of War, published in 1772 by Fr. Jean-Joseph-Marie Amiot, a French Jesuit missionary to Beijing.

Insights from the Bruderhof community.

An edited volume on women philosophers, by women, which is being produced by a crowdfunded publisher.


New Books, 10/4/19

A collection of David Bentley Hart’s uncollected speeches and talks.

Why federalism doesn’t work.

Eric Cline’s next book on the excavation of the city of Armageddon.

An introduction to eight classical texts of Chinese philosophy.

Gennadios Scholarios, a Greek Thomist.

Pierre Manent on natural law and human rights.

The trinitarian theology of HUvB.

Aquinas’s eschatological ethics and the virtue of temperance.

The love life of a fascist in Mussolini’s Italy.

Anthony Grafton’s new book on bookmaking in Early Modern Europe.

Thomas Piketty, Capital and Ideology.

Mark Tushnet on taking back the Constitution.

A history of American Catholics.

A history of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Sovereignty, RIP?

A new translation of Musonius Rufus, the Roman stoic.

Fashion in the age of Jane Austen.

The moral foundations of Aristotelian political philosophy.

The decline of magic in Britain.

God in the Qur’an.

Peter Schäfer on ancient Jewish polytheism.

The Confucian case against equality.