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- The University Press of Kentucky 2009; US$ 35.00
The role of law in government has been increasingly scrutinized as courts struggle with controversial topics such as assisted suicide, euthanasia, abortion, capital punishment, and torture. Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution explores such issues by using classical standards of morality as a starting point for understanding them. Drawing... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2006; US$ 35.00
In a trend that disturbs nationally known constitutional scholar George Anastaplo, law schools now place very little emphasis on the study of the United States Constitution as a document. Today, many constitutional law professors spend less than a week teaching the history, philosophical tenets, and legal origins of the Constitution itself and more... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 35.00
Governments throughout history have struggled to define the boundaries of the right to freedom of speech. Even though the United States explicitly articulates freedom of speech in the First Amendment to the Constitution, the judicial branch frequently reinterprets the amendment by allowing laws to limit that freedom. In Reflections on Freedom of Speech... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99
George Anastaplo is currently Lecturer in the Liberal Arts at the University of Chicago, Professor of Law at Loyola University of Chicago, and Professor Emeritus of Political Science and of Philosophy at Dominican University. more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 94.99
Preface Part One 1.Euripides on the Use and Abuse of Revelation in the Service of the Political Order 2.The Divine, an Unsettling Duality, and the Conduct of One?s Life: Sophocles? Oedipus Tyrannos Revisited 3.On Aristophanes? Clouds 4.Socrates? Dangerous Piety 5.Plato on the Divine in Human Affairs 6.Maimonides... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 44.99
This investigation of biblical experiences and teachings turns around an account of the Ten Commandments. The developments leading up to their promulgation are described and thereafter the consequences of their application in a variety of circumstances (including the Christian developments) are also shown. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99
George Anastaplo (1925?2014) was lecturer in the liberal arts at the University of Chicago, professor of law at Loyola University of Chicago, and professor emeritus of political science and of philosophy at Dominican University. more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 47.99
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Prologue Chapter 3 1. The Triumph of Christianity Chapter 4 2. Beowulf (521-800?) Chapter 5 3. Moses Maimonides (1135 - 1204) Chapter 6 4. Thomas Aquinas ( 1224 - 1274) Chapter 7 5. Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321) Chapter 8 6. Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 - 1375) Chapter 9 7. Geoffrey Chaucer (1340 - 1400) Chapter 10 8. Thomas... more...
- Lexington Books 2001; US$ 47.99
Gathered in this one volume, But Not Philosophy provides useful and thought-provoking introductions to seven major 'schools' of non-Western thought: Mesopotamian, ancient African, Hindu, Confucian, Buddhist, Islamic, and North American Indian. Anastaplo studies ancient literary epics and legal codes and examines religious traditions and systems of... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
The chapters in Shakespeare and the Body Politic examine the tensions between the passion and ambition of individuals and the limits of the political communities that encompass and inform them. Shakespeare provides his audiences and readers both timely and timeless political lessons through his diverse portraits of the body politic in his plays... more...