Search Results for: Jaffa

Harry Victor Jaffa, Leo Strauss’s Bulldog

George Anastaplo This sketch was solicited for a book about Harry V. Jaffa which has yet to be published.   To view the complete manuscript, click here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A CONVERSATION WITH HARRY V. JAFFA AT ROSARY COLLEGE

  The following conversation took place at Rosary College, River forest, Illinois, December 4, 1980. Professor Harry V. Jaffa is Salvatori Research Professor of Political Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College (formerly Claremont Men’s Col­lege) and Professor of Government in the Claremont Graduate … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Harry Victor Jaffa, Leo Strauss’s Bulldog

by George Anastaplo* In 1859 Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species burst like a bombshell on the 19th-century scene. [Thomas Henry] Huxley, despite his youth, was one of three scientists . . . whose blessing Darwin sought before publication. A close … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

One Citizen’s Use of the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD (1970-1996)

George Anastaplo . . . George Anastaplo, whom I have known for almost forty years, would be the classic American individualist–except he deeply respects manners, locality, and community. His extremism may lie in his devotion to the virtue of moderation. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Excerpts from George Anastaplo’s Manuscript, FURTHER THOUGHTS ON ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A DISCOURSE ON CHANCE AND PUBLIC LIFE

Harry V. Jaffa, Foreword for George Anastaplo, Further Thoughts on Abraham Lincoln: A Discourse an Chance  and Public Life (2013): We listen, as invisible auditors, to the Lincoln’s as they ride in the carriage taking them to Ford’s Theater, the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

George Anastaplo’s books (1971-2012)

Titles, Publishers, Dates of Publication, Pages and Tables of Contents. (More information about the Front Matter for each of these books may be found in “George Anastaplo, A Bibliography,” (posted earlier on anastaplo.wordpress.)  I. The Constitutionalist:  Notes on the First Amendment … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Opus Publicum: Anastaplo

by modestinus George Anastaplo may be the greatest unheralded legal scholar of the last 50 years, and I say this as someone who has been unable to fully acclimate to Anastaplo’s moralistic vision of not just the United States, but Western … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

List of Posts on This Site

(Use system tools [command-f or control-f] for assistance in finding words or phrases used in titles of postings.) Postings 11/09 to Present: Memorial Service for George Anastaplo, June 6, 2014 – 6/7/14 George Anastaplo, Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis … Continue reading

| Leave a comment

Professor Engeman’s Instructive Review

George Anastaplo             The reservations recorded by Thomas Engeman in his generous 1989 review of The Constitution of 1787 pale upon comparison with the accompanying commendations of my book by this thoughtful student of American institutions.             A reminder of … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, US Constitution | Tagged , | Leave a comment

LESSONS FROM PLUTARCH

George Anastaplo [This talk, with its notes, may be found in George Anastaplo, “Lessons for the Student of Law: The Oklahoma Lectures,” 20 Oklahoma City University Law Review 44-69 (1965). There is added here the table of contents for this … Continue reading

Posted in Basic Program, Lectures | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment