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Journal of the History of Ideas 63.3 (2002) 549-553

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Barton, Michael, and Larry M. Logue, eds. The Civil War Soldier: A Historical Reader. New York: New York UP, 2002. xi, 512p. Anthology of primary sources and historical essays about the experience of the Civil War soldier.

Beiser, Frederick C. German Idealism: The Struggle against Subjectivism, 1781-1801. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, 2002. xvi, 726p., bibl., index. $59.95. Revisionist survey on Kant, Fichte, and Schelling.

Bentham, Jeremy. The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham. Rights, Representation, and Reform: Nonsense upon Stilts and Other Writings on the French Revolution. Ed. by Philip Schofield, Catherine Pease-Watkins, and Cyprian Blamires. Oxford: Clarendon P, 2002. lxviii, 486p., index. Essays on legal reform in French and English. Sixteen scholarly contributions.

Bluhm, Harald. Die Ordnung der Ordnung: Das politische Philosophieren von Leo Strauss. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2002. 370p., bibl., index. Intellectual biography, and Strauss's following in America.

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Bronner, Stephen Eric. Imagining the Possible: Radical Politics for Conservative Times. New York: Routledge, 2002. 240p, index. Salvaging the Old Left.

Brook, Andrew, and Don Ross. Daniel Dennett (Contemporary Philosophy in Focus). New York: Cambridge UP, 2002. xii, 302p., index. Ten contributions.

Brown, Robert E. Jonathan Edwards and the Bible. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2002. xxi, 292p., bibl., index. $35. Biblical criticism in Edwards's thought.

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Christensen, Thomas, ed. The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory. xxiii, 998p., bibl., index. Thirty-one chapters by experts.

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