Cultural conservatives face a time when it is not simply a question of debating the nature of our culture on some commonly agreed foundation. It is a time when we face the complete transformation of our culture into an anti-culture.
My main purpose in writing this book is to shine fresh light on several fundamental and irreplaceable aspects of the good life, as well as on the specific threats they face today and tomorrow.
A sure way to acquire a thoroughly liberal education today — perhaps, for many, the only way — is to read carefully the works of Leon Kass.
One of the leading philosophers of our time says Western culture will have to be handed down outside the ivory towers and college lecture halls — and he has strong reason to believe that its promulgators will be successful.