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James Bowman

James Bowman, resident scholar at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is the author of Honor: A History (2006) and Media Madness: The Corruption of Our Political Culture (2008) both published by Encounter Books.

Mr. Bowman’s latest movie reviews, articles, and essays can be found at

In The New Atlantis

The Forgotten Honor of World War I

Number 42 ~ Spring 2014

Criminal Elements

Number 38 ~ Winter/Spring 2013

Avatar and the Flight from Reality

Number 27 ~ Spring 2010

Reality and the Postmodern Wink

Number 23 ~ Winter 2009

Is Stupid Making Us Google?

Number 21 ~ Summer 2008

Heroism, Modernism, and the Utopian Impulse

Number 17 ~ Summer 2007

Our Childless Dystopia

Number 15 ~ Winter 2007

A Clone’s Lament

Number 12 ~ Spring 2006

Bioethics at the Movies

Number 8 ~ Spring 2005

Memory and the Movies

Number 5 ~ Spring 2004


  • Media Madness: The Corruption of Our Political Culture (Encounter Books, 2008)
  • Honor: A History (Encounter Books, 2006)