Monthly Archives: December 2010


 

by , and on December 30th, 2010

A response to FamilyScholars Blogger Barry Deutsch.

by , and on December 29th, 2010

A response to Northwestern Law Professor Andrew Koppelman.

by on December 22nd, 2010

Though Christmas is a religious holiday, secularists should appreciate its great contribution to Western Civilization: the lesson that all men are equal in their fundamental human dignity.

by on December 21st, 2010

Moral principles should be derived from experience about what makes people happy, not from logic.

by on December 20th, 2010

Kant was right: we need principles to guide our judgments.

by , and on December 17th, 2010

A response to NYU Law Professor Kenji Yoshino.

by on December 15th, 2010

A book on the polyamorous community by a “participant observer” provides a window into a weird, confused, and growing world.

by on December 13th, 2010

It is at our own peril that we ignore the nexus between moral convictions, the institutions in which they are realized, and our economic culture.

by on December 10th, 2010

The problem with reductionist accounts of life.

by on December 8th, 2010

One man’s biography becomes the story of jurisprudence when constitutional interpretation is governed by personality and politics.

by on December 6th, 2010

Though recent progress in induced pluripotent stem-cell research may reduce reliance on embryonic stem cells, it is no moral panacea.

by on December 3rd, 2010

What's unnatural about the Kantian take on natural law.

by on December 2nd, 2010

Responding to a review of his most recent book, Hadley Arkes asks some questions about the nature of natural law.

by on December 1st, 2010

Laws regulating immigration are analogous to those requiring the payment of taxes or the licensing of physicians. Granting amnesty to illegal immigrants is not in itself unjust, but it may be imprudent.

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  • by Ryan T. Anderson on February 1, 2018

    The thinking of transgender activists is inherently confused and filled with internal contradictions. Activists never acknowledge those contradictions. Instead, they opportunistically rely on whichever claim is useful at any given moment.

  • by Korey D. Maas on February 21, 2018

    Contrary to the popular, tidy narrative repeated by Robert Reilly and others, neither Luther nor his colleagues and heirs “abandoned” natural law. Nor did they recast it in a voluntarist mold. They embraced and defended it along entirely traditional lines.

  • by Christopher Kaczor on February 22, 2018

    These abortion advocates stick their heads in the sand and demonstrate their ignorance of even the most basic facts of the pro-life position.

  • by Ryan T. Anderson on March 5, 2018

    Modern medicine can’t reassign sex physically, and attempting to do so doesn’t produce good outcomes psychosocially. Here is the evidence.

  • by Nathanael Blake on March 8, 2018

    It is fashionable to mock as bland and boring the ordinary men and women living out their married lives together, but they are often engaged in a quest far more challenging and romantic than anything the bohemian libertine will attempt.


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