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ON THE CONTINUING IMPORTANCE OF PLATO

Will Hoyt

September 2018

Is it possible that the Platonic “Realm of Forms” ought to be interpreted as a real or intensely present world, rather than a trans-physical one?

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Is Modern Man Too Healthy for Literature?

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #47

Thomas S. Martin

January-February 2018

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When No Man Was His Own

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #45

Ian Hunter

July-August 2016

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Freedom, But to What End?

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #43

Christopher Gawley

January-February 2016

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The Tears of a Cleric

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #42

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

November 2015

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A Lifeboat for a Sinking Society

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #41

Stephen J. Kovacs

April 2015

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Average Is Not Normal

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #40

Mitchell Kalpakgian

January-February 2015

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A Thomistic Vision of Man's Final End

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #38

Rob Agnelli

November 2014

Dante relied heavily on the philosophy of Aquinas to construct his epic. The Divine Comedy has been referred to as the “Summa in verse.”

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Purgatory on Earth

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #37

Christopher Gawley

May 2014

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Manipulation, Murder & Madness

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #36

Mitchell Kalpakgian

September 2013

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Martyrdom in Mexico: Graham Greene's Masterpiece

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #35

F. Douglas Kneibert

June 2013

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On Gratitude & Growing Up

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #34

Matthew Anger

April 2013

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What Is Free Time For?

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #33

Kevin Duffy

March 2013

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The Invalid Identification of Contraries With Contradictories

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #32

Donald DeMarco

January-February 2013

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Misreading a Masterpiece

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #31

Kenneth Colston

November 2012

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Ancient Perspective on the Postmodern Condition

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #30

Fr. James V. Schall, S.J.

July-August 2012

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Shelter From the Storm

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #29

Elaine Hallett

June 2012

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Elemental & Sophisticated Evil

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #28

Mitchell Kalpakgian

April 2012

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Saints of Social Revolution

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #27

Christopher Gawley

December 2011

Tolstoy was a world-class novelist and a great and influential heretic: His avant-garde views heralded today’s liberal and relativistic Christians.

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Recalling the Glories of the Faith

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #26

F. Douglas Kneibert

October 2011

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Advice to Hell Raisers

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED #24 & #25

Carl Sundell

June 2011

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To Question Authority

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED #22

Christopher Gawley

January-February 2011

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Three Victorian Morality Tales

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #19-21

Matthew Anger

July-August 2010

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We Reap What We Sow

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED #18

Mitchell Kalpakgian

May 1995

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Whispering Glades Revisited: No Catholics Allowed

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #17

Edwin Fussell

January/February 1995

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A Twitch Upon the Thread

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #16

Charles Hallett

November 1994

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The Aesthetics of God

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #15

Edwin Fusell

October 1994

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A Neo-Thomist's Defense of Democracy

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED #14

Glenn N. Schram

January-February 1993

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The Incarnational Mind vs. the Captive Mind

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #13

Jean Bethke Elshtain

October 1992

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The Medievalism of Etienne Gilson

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #12

Avery Dulles

September 1992

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Art: Contemplation or Commodity?

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #11

Ronald Austin

January-February 1992

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C.S. Lewis's Divine Comedy

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #9

Sheldon Vanauken

September 1991

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Orthodoxy — as Opposed to Fundamentalism, Theological Liberalism & Integralism

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #8

John R. Quinn

May 1991

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Christianity's Great Rival

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #6

John Rossi

November 1990

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The Degradation of Work, Yesterday & Today

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #5

Christopher Lasch

October 1990

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The Spanish Civil War: Beyond the Legends

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #4

Jose M. Sanchez

June 1990

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Intellectual Opportunism & the Arteriosclerosis of the American Intelligentsia

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, # 3

John Lukacs

April 1990

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A Shower-Bath from the Height of 500 Million Years

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #2

Will Hoyt

January-February 1990

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The Conspiratorial World View of Whittaker Chambers

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #1

John Lukacs

November 1989

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