Monthly Archives: November 2009

If you’re as good as you look, why aren’t you a University of Chicago Professor?

by George Anastaplo (a talk given at the Hyde Park Historical Society, Chicago, Illinois, November 16, 2003.) Well I know when you leave this lodging of the dead that you and your ship will put ashore again at the island … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor – The New York Times – September 17, 2009

Ladies and Gentlemen: It is curious that the more astute Members of the United States Senate have not, long ago, repudiated that Body’s 60-member-filibuster-cloture rule. The justification for the filibuster, as traditionally understood, had been that it permitted a Senator … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment – Then and Now, Here and There

By George Anastaplo A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. It should be instructive (as well as reassuring) to be … Continue reading

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Yearnings for the Divine and the Natural Animation of Matter

by George Anastaplo It has been said that there may be] found in the Pythagorean memoirs the following tenets as well. The principle of all things is the monad or unit; arising from this monad the undefined dyad or two … Continue reading

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