Winter 2017

Tradition (photocopy)

Technocracy and Tradition

Colin Miller

“The technocrat is the autocrat; or rather, he fancies he rules himself by means of his tools.”

On Poetic Traditions: T. S. Eliot, Alasdair MacIntyre, and the Practice of Reason

James Matthew Wilson

“Poetry is made of poetry, but always in some sense is about something else.”

Olivier Messiaen and the Promise of Avant-Garde Traditionalism

Jennifer Newsome Martin

“[T]radition is not an indiscriminate preservation of everything but rather comprises a selective and dynamic process of both remembering and forgetting.”