Natural Law Theory: Contemporary Essays (Edited by Robert P. George)

Published Date: May 21, 1992 | Topics: Natural Law, Philosophy

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Natural law theory is enjoying a revival of interest in a variety of scholarly disciplines including law, philosophy, political science, and theology and religious studies. This volume presents twelve original essays by leading natural law theorists and their critics. The contributors discuss natural law theories of morality, law and legal reasoning, politics, and the rule of law. Readers get a clear sense of the wide diversity of viewpoints represented among contemporary theorists, and an opportunity to evaluate the arguments and counterarguments exchanged in the current debates between natural law theorists and their critics. Contributors include Hadley Arkes, Joseph M. Boyle, Jr., John Finnis, Robert P. George, Russell Hittinger, Neil MacCormick, Michael Moore, Jeffrey Stout, Joseph Raz, Jeremy Waldron, Lloyd Weinreb, and Ernest Weinrib.

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Conscience and Its Enemies: Confronting the Dogmas of Liberal Secularism

Published Date: March 29, 2016 | Topics: Civil Rights and Liberties, Philosophy

Assaults on religious liberty and traditional morality are growing fiercer. Here, at last, is the counterattack. Showcasing the talents that have made him one of America’s most acclaimed and influential thinkers, Robert P. George explodes the myth that the secular elite represents the voice of reason. In fact, George shows, it is on the elite […]

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The Meaning of Marriage: Family, State, Market, And Morals

Published Date: January 30, 2006 | Co Authors: Jean Bethke Elshtain | Topics: Civil Rights and Liberties, Constitutional Issues, Philosophy, Politics and Current Affairs

The movement for same-sex marriage has triggered an unprecedented crisis in the social norms and laws governing marriage. All great civilizations have sought to unite, in the institution of marriage, the goods of sexual intimacy, childbearing and childrearing, and life-long love between adults. But the last five decades have witnessed the erosion of marriage as […]

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