Social Cohesion and the Legal Enforcement of Morals: A Reconsideration of the Hart-Devlin Debate

Published Date: January 1, 1990 | Topics: Natural Law, Philosophy, Reviews and Commentaries

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Elizabeth Anscombe, R.I.P.

Published Date: February 3, 2001 | Topics: Philosophy, Religion

One of the 20th century’s most remarkable women. G.E.M. (“Elizabeth”) Anscombe, who died at the age of 81 in January, was a titan in the world of philosophy, and one of the 20th century’s most remarkable women. At Cambridge, she studied with Ludwig Wittgenstein, and upon his death in 1951 became one of his literary […]

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On Peter Simpson on “Illiberal Liberalism”

Published Date: May 10, 2017 | Topics: Philosophy, Politics and Current Affairs, Reviews and Commentaries

Abstract Is “liberalism,” as the term is used by leading contemporary self-described liberals such as the late John Rawls and the late Ronald Dworkin, and as put into practice by the contemporary left in western democratic nations, inherently illiberal? Peter Simpson argues cogently that it is. “Anti-perfectionist” or “neutralist” liberalism—liberalism that purports strictly to limit the […]

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