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A notion of “social practice” should guide the way we think about morality and politics. The first in a three-part series.
Whether or not one likes religious actors, they are here to stay. The issue is not whether but when and how religious actors will enter public life and shape political outcomes. The third in a three-part series.
The requirements of natural reason in the pursuit of goods provide a more adequate starting point for moral reflection than the theological considerations in which moral reflection should come to its fruition.
Only an ethics rooted in the divinely revealed truth of creation-as-gift and creator-as-love can coherently and adequately make sense of the universal experience of ought.
How and why considering distribution will yield a complete economic science. The second in a two-part series.
A new book challenges us to rediscover the missing element of our economic science. The first in a two-part series.
The King & Spalding skedaddle is a blow to the institutional integrity of our legal system. Intimidation is now the default tactic of same-sex marriage advocates.
Virtue can only be lived out in communities. But which communities are best suited to promoting virtue?
Not only those with a “future-like-ours,” but all human beings possess equal basic rights.
Defenders of conjugal marriage must be careful to not obscure the true nature of marriage—and the state’s true interest in promoting it.
Marriage is fundamentally a pre-political institution.
Public employee unions aren’t the only seekers of government largesse.
A new bill is needed to fix the healthcare law’s failure to adequately safeguard conscience
A historian looks at how one man sought to serve both truth and love.
The Live Action case is very different from the Nazis-at-the-door problem, but lying is justified in neither situation.
A reply to NYU Law Professor Kenji Yoshino’s second critique of “What is Marriage?”
One man’s biography becomes the story of jurisprudence when constitutional interpretation is governed by personality and politics.
What's unnatural about the Kantian take on 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.
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?
Social conservatives must understand and embrace America’s traditional economic culture before they can contribute to its renewal. Economic conservatives must expel the infection of shallow anthropology, vulgar utilitarianism, and metaphysical blindness that they picked up from progressivism in the 20th century.
The Tea Party taps into the full social and cultural power of transcendent moral appeals in a way that social conservatives have never been able to do. The first in a two-part series.
Custom and tradition, far from being necessarily irrational, are often the vehicles of guiding and binding reason.