The Wrong of Abortion

Published Date: January 1, 2005 | Topics: Natural Law, Philosophy

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[This article was co-authored by Patrick Lee and Robert P. George.]

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Joseph Raz: Philosopher of Freedom

Published Date: June 28, 2022 | Topics: Natural Law, Philosophy

A handful of books made a deep impression on me when I was a student at Harvard Law School in the late 1970s and early 1980s. One was The Concept of Law, by the great Oxford legal philosopher H. L. A. Hart. I first encountered it in a jurisprudence course taught by Charles Fried, then again […]

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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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