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July/August 2013

Beyond Blame

Barbara H. Fried leads a forum on blame, moral philosophy, and public philosophy with replies from Paul Bloom, Brian Leiter, T. M. Scanlon, and others. Plus, Vivian Gornick on Albert Camus; Calvin Bedient defends “heart” poetry against “head” poetry, and more.

 

Forum 

Beyond Blame

Barbara H. Fried — with responses from:

CHRISTINE KORSGAARDPAUL BLOOMGIDEON ROSENERIN KELLYBRIAN LEITERADRIAAN LANNIGEORGE SHERMIKE KONCZAL, AND T. M. SCANLON.


Editors’ Note
Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen

Foundations

State of the Nation: Ages and Wages
Gary Burtless
High in Uruguay
Michelle García
Made in America: Extremely Local
Claude S. Fischer
Karlan’s Court: The Constitution Without the Court
Pamela S. Karlan

Context

Twelve Absent Men: Rebuilding the American Jury
Albert W. Dzur

Private Life

The Book: Finding Nazi Loot
Karin Andert and Niko Kohls

Fiction

Books & Ideas

The Republic of Choosing: A Behaviorist Goes to Washington
William H. Simon
Empire’s Wasteland: Camus’s Algerian Chronicles
Vivian Gornick
Debts: In Peter Stamm’s World, We All Have Them
Roger Boylan

On Poetry

Poet’s Sampler
Jessica Laser, introduced by Mark Levine
Against Conceptualism: Defending the Poetry of Affect
Calvin Bedient

On Film

The Greater Gatsby: Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby
Alan A. Stone

 

Poems

Aubade and Aubade
Joanna Klink
 
KY
Jennifer Kronovet
 
Here in the Birthplace of Cilantro and Divide and Conquer Algorithm for the Pacifist
Jeff Encke
 
Mound
Christopher Phelps
 
Samde-Day Resolution
Trey Moody
 
1776
Claire Sylvester Smith
 
Celebrity Dream Poems
Noah Falck

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