A response to FamilyScholars Blogger Barry Deutsch.
A response to Northwestern Law Professor Andrew Koppelman.
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.
Moral principles should be derived from experience about what makes people happy, not from logic.
Kant was right: we need principles to guide our judgments.
A response to NYU Law Professor Kenji Yoshino.
A book on the polyamorous community by a “participant observer” provides a window into a weird, confused, and growing world.
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.
The problem with reductionist accounts of life.
One man’s biography becomes the story of jurisprudence when constitutional interpretation is governed by personality and politics.
Though recent progress in induced pluripotent stem-cell research may reduce reliance on embryonic stem cells, it is no moral panacea.
What's unnatural about the Kantian take on natural law.
Responding to a review of his most recent book, Hadley Arkes asks some questions about the nature of natural law.
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.
When a woman claims to be a man, should the university and the press play along?
Newly defined and vigorously enforced rights have proliferated even as they are uprooted from any philosophic grounding.
We need a healthcare law that is not only pro-life but that also addresses our healthcare system’s persistent problems and looming challenges.
In Jakarta President Obama spoke astutely about Muslims, but he engaged in dangerous obfuscation regarding al-Qaeda.
A new book by Hadley Arkes draws attention to the contradictions and ambiguities of the republic’s jurisprudence.
Abortion law is usually seen as a matter of constitutional law. Is it time for that to change?
An exhibition by contemporary artist Enrique Martínez Celaya at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine (on view through November 23rd) is a unique chance to contrast the uncertainty of our own age with the New Medievalism of the great American architect, Ralph Adams Cram.
It is difficult to speak up and defend certain unpopular truths on today’s college campuses. But it is also urgently needed and greatly rewarding.
A recent film follows two women whose shared values offer an unexpected opportunity for friendship.
To stimulate job creation, Democrats favor government spending and Republicans favor tax cuts, but is there a more direct way?
The science of fetal pain remains uncertain, but we still have a duty to avoid the possibility of inflicting undue suffering.