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.

In Depth: Islam and Immigration

Agree or disagree with Donald Trump's approach to Islamic immigration, the United States must come to terms with such immigration's cultural and demographic implications.


  • by Joseph G. Trabbic on February 9, 2017

    On Thomistic principles, Trump’s ban on Syrian refugees whose lives are in danger is not morally justifiable. Bans on other travelers and immigrants, however, are not as problematic.

  • by Robert Carle on February 21, 2017

    President Trump’s executive order on immigration is deeply troubling, because it inflicts suffering on “the least of these” for political gain. This demeans the office of the President and robs the United States of its moral high ground in the War on Terror.

  • by Joseph G. Trabbic on August 22, 2016

    Is there a moral obligation for the US not to enact Donald Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim travel into the US?

  • by Luma Simms on March 10, 2016

    Our nation faces an assimilation crisis as many Middle Eastern immigrants reject our culture, which they perceive as libertine. We could improve the situation through a renewed commitment to our founding principles, particularly the reunification of faith and reason.

  • by Robert Carle on October 29, 2015

    A best-selling new novel taps into an angst that has become an obsession in Europe.

  • by Luca Volontè on December 17, 2015

    Europe can only emerge from its downward spiral by putting religious faith and respect for history and tradition at the center of our communal and personal lives.


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