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Weekly Member Poll Results – “The Conservative Mind” Wins

by Christopher N. Malagisi


What was the most influential traditionalist conservative book?


38% – The Conservative Mind – By Russell Kirk

16% – Ideas Have Consequences – Richard Weaver

16% – Slouching Toward Gomorrah – By Robert Bork

14% – Reflections on the Revolution in France – By Edmund Burke

14% – Other

2% – The Quest for Community – Robert Nisbet




Congratulations Russell Kirk!  Hard to argue with this.  He is responsible for being the first to really link American Conservatism as being part of a greater tradition of Western Civilization.  His companion piece, Roots of American Order also deserves an honorable mention as well.

The Conservative Mind


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