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Peter Augustine Lawler

May 24, 2017

he Claremont Review of Books was fortunate to have Peter Augustine Lawler as a contributor over the years. Here are his articles. We extend our condolences to his family, friends, and ardent admirers everywhere.



Southern Discomfort

This article appeared in: Vol. XIV, Number 1 - Winter 2013/14

Peter Augustine Lawler on the mind of the South.


Saving Liberalism from Itself

This article appeared in: Vol. VII, Number 3 - Summer 2007

Examining Christopher Wolfe's defense of natural law liberalism.


Where's the Love?

This article appeared in: Vol. VI, Number 3 - Summer 2006

An account of Bernard-Henri Levy's travels across the United States.

Last Man Standing

This article appeared in: Vol. III, Number 2 Spring 2003

A review of Richard Rorty, by Alan Malachowski.

Bobo Virtue and the Future of Human Liberty

This article appeared in: Vol. I, Number 3 - Spring 2001

The new Bourgeois Bohemian sets the popular tone, but he cannot and should not lead.


Just Rhetoric

This article appeared in: Volume III, No. 1 - Spring 1984

A review of Rhetoric and American Statesmanship, edited by Jeffrey Wallin and Glen Thurow.