Bioethics and Public Policy: Catholic Participation in the American Debate

Published Date: January 1, 1999 | Topics: Philosophy, Politics and Current Affairs, Religion

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Read this book chapter in Issues for a Catholic Bioethic.

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The Diversity Nominee

Published Date: July 3, 2018 | Topics: Politics and Current Affairs

Robert P. George 7 . 3 . 18 In the old days, an unwritten understanding, honored by presidents of both political parties, had it that certain groups—Jews, Catholics, Southerners—got a “seat” on the Supreme Court. For many years, Felix Frankfurter occupied “the Jewish seat,” William J. Brennan “the Catholic seat,” Hugo Black “the Southern seat.” […]

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The Achievement of John Finnis

Published Date: January 8, 2019 | Topics: Natural Law, Philosophy

(from John Keown and Robert P. George, editors, Reason, Morality, and Law: The Philosophy of John Finnis) Robert P. George “There are human goods that can be secured only through the institutions of human law, and requirements of practical reasonableness that only those institutions can satisfy.” With these words, John Finnis, while still in his […]

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