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  1. David J. Feith, Seth Andrew, Charles F. Bahmueller, Mark Bauerlein, John M. Bridgeland, Bruce Cole, Alan M. Dershowitz, Mike Feinberg, Senator Bob Graham, Chris Hand, Frederick M. Hess, Eugene Hickok, Michael Kazin, Senator Jon Kyl, Jay P. Lefkowitz, Peter Levine, Harry Lewis, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Secretary Rod Paige, Charles N. Quigley, Admiral Mike Ratliff, Glenn Harlan Reynolds, Jason Ross, Andrew J. Rotherham, John R. Thelin & Juan Williams (2011). Teaching America: The Case for Civic Education. R&L Education.
    This book taps the best American thinkers to answer the essential American question: How do we sustain our experiment in government of, by, and for the people? Authored by an extraordinary and politically diverse roster of public officials, scholars, and educators, these chapters describe our nation's civic education problem, assess its causes, offer an agenda for reform, and explain the high stakes at risk if we fail.
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  2. Peter Levine (2009). Reforming the Humanities: Literature and Ethics From Dante Through Modern Times. Palgrave Macmillan.
    This book combines contemporary ethical theory, literary interpretation, and historical narrative to defend a view of the humanities as a source of moral guidance. Peter Levine argues that moral philosophers should interpret narratives and literary critics should adopt moral positions. His new analysis of Dante’s story of Paolo and Francesca sheds new light on the moral advantages and pitfalls of narratives versus ethical theories and principles.
     
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  3. Meira Levinson, William A. Galston, Jacob T. Levy, Peter Levine, Robert K. Fullinwider & Mick Womersley (2005). Community Matters: Challenges to Civic Engagement in the 21st Century. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In Community Matters: Challenges to Civic Engagement in the 21st Century, six distinguished scholars address three perennial challenges of civic life: the making of a citizen, how citizens are to agree , and how to define the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. These essays will encourage students, academics, and interested citizens outside the academy to go farther and dig deeper into these vital issues.
     
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  4. William A. Galston, Thomas C. Hilde, Lucas D. Introna, Peter Levine, Eric M. Uslaner, Helen Nissenbaum & Robert Wachbroit (2004). The Internet in Public Life. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The spread of new information and communications technologies during the past two decades has helped reshape civic associations, political communities, and global relations. In the midst of the information revolution, we find that the speed of this technology-driven change has outpaced our understanding of its social and ethical effects. The moral dimensions of this new technology and its effects on social bonds need to be questioned and scrutinized: Should the Internet be understood as a new form of public space and (...)
     
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  5. Peter Levine (1999). Why Dante Damned Francesca da Rimini. Philosophy and Literature 23 (2):334-350.
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  6. Peter Levine (1998). Living Without Philosophy: On Narrative, Rhetoric, and Morality. State University of New York Press.
    Drawing on implications from ethics, theology, law, politics, and education, this book argues that we can decide what is right by describing particular cases in detail, without the aid of ethical theories and principles.
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  7. Peter Levine (1995). Lolita and Aristotle's Ethics. Philosophy and Literature 19 (1):32-47.
    Aristotle claims that narrative can depict virtue and vice in particular cases, and that literature's moral meanings are not subject to philosophical paraphrase. He distrusts generalization in ethics, asserting that valid judgments rest on the perception of particulars. But this position is itself an unprovable generalization. If philosophy cannot prove the superiority of narrative over moral theory, perhaps literature can show it. In "Lolita", Nabokov reveals the moral hazards of theory while depicting one man's profound evil. Thus "Lolita" is an (...)
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  8. Peter Levine (1995). Nietzsche and the Modern Crisis of the Humanities. State University of New York Press.
    This is a critique of Nietzsche's theory of culture that proposes an alternative paradigm allowing a defense of the humanities against such Nietzschians as Leo Strauss and Derrida.
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