Tag Archives: Peter King

No Change Please

No Change Please Peter King makes a timely defence of inertia As the author of recently written books with titles such as Keeping Things Close and Here and Now[i] it is perhaps clear that what interests me is change, or … Continue reading

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An Opaque Ideology?

An Opaque Ideology? Peter King identifies the timeless essence of conservatism When God finally spoke in English he did so in tones of moderation and quietness. After the violence and turmoil of the Reformation, the Civil War and the Restoration, … Continue reading

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In Praise of Complacency, part 1

In Praise of Complacency, part 1 Peter King on the benefits of herd instincts There has been a lot of debate over what happened in the 2015 General Election. Why did so few pundits and pollsters predict the outcome and … Continue reading

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Homespun Conservatism

Homespun Conservatism ¬†Allan Pond assesses a thought provoking thesis Peter King, Keeping Things Close: Essays on the Conservative Disposition (Arktos, 2015; ISBN 978-1-910524-42-8; pp.95 ) The author of this slim volume of essays is described on the back cover as … Continue reading

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Cameron and contingent conservatism

Cameron and contingent conservatism This is the first post of the year, for which apologies, but there will be lots more material soon. This is my latest article for the University Bookman (Russell Kirk’s magazine, presently edited by Gerald Russello) … Continue reading

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