Vol 6, No 1 (2012)

Table of Contents


Editors' Preface PDF
John A. Doody, Gregory Hoskins, John-Paul Spiro i-ii


Alan D. Pichanick
Interview: Jonathan Lear, The University of Chicago PDF

Academic Roundtable

1. Introduction to the Roundtable: Holmes Rolston III’s A New Environmental Ethics: The Next Millennium for Life on Earth PDF
Christian Diehm 9-10
2. Comments on A New Environmental Ethics: The Next Millennium for Life on Earth PDF
Marion Hourdequin 11-18
3. Interpretive Skills for Environmental Ethics PDF
Nicole Klenk 19-28
4. Unnaturally Cruel: Rolston on Animals, Ethics, and the Factory Farm PDF
Christian Diehm 29-40


1. Introduction to the Symposium: The Search for the Spiritual in Saul Bellow PDF
Lee Trepanier 41-42
2. Bellow’s Spiritual Quest PDF
Gloria L. Cronin 43-51
3. The Search to Be Human in Dangling Man PDF
Lee Trepanier 52-58
4. Society, the Self, and Spirituality in Herzog PDF
Elyse Zucker 59-67
5. Bellow, Kierkegaard, and American Estheticism PDF
Julianne Romanello 68-80
6. Immortality in Ravelstein PDF
Stephen Block 81-89

Teaching the Great Books

Some Principles at Work in Hesiod’s Theogony PDF
David R. Sweet 90-97

Book Reviews

Bryant, Levi R. The Democracy of Objects. Ann Arbor: Open Humanities Press, 2011. 326 pp, pb $23.99. ISBN: 978–1–60785–204–9. PDF
Michael Barnes Norton 98-101
Barnes, Julian. The Sense of an Ending. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. 163 pp, E-book, $11.99, eISBN: 978–0–307–95733–7. PDF
Mary Beth Simmons 102-104