Letters to the Editor
‘Pure, incidental song’
Your readers cannot have failed to detect the unsympathetic undertone running through Susan Sheridan’s politely disengaged account of my edition of Lesbia Harford’s poetry (More
Just war theory
Andrew Alexandra is not persuaded by my defence of war (June–July 2014). I am not persuaded by his attack on it.
First, he compares my ‘permissive’ account of Just War Theory unfavourably with the supposed ‘orthodox’ version, which follows international law in holding that the only j ... More
Harry Seidler and posterity
Congratulations for publishing Philip Goad’s excellent review of Helen O’Neill’s biography of Harry Seidler (February 2014), which was a complete contrast to Elizabeth Farrelly’s derogatory review in the Sydney Morning Herald (11–12 January 2014).
Goad is right to stress Seidler’s inte ... More