Monthly Archives: October 2010

Citizen and Human Being: Thoreau, Socrates, and Civil Disobedience

George Anastaplo * That the polis is prior by nature to each one [of us] is clear…. He who is incapable of entering into community, or on account of self-sufficiency has no need of anything, is no part of a … Continue reading

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Review of Anastaplo’s “Reflections on Constitutional Law”

by Milner S. Ball*   GEORGE ANASTAPLO, Reflections on Constitutional Law. Lexington:   University Press of Kentucky, 2006. Pp. xii + 269.   George Anastaplo has been publishing treatises and commentaries on constitutional subjects since 1971.  In this book he does … Continue reading

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On the Ultron and The Foundations of Things (1974)

by George Anastaplo What seems to be missing in the current scientific enterprise is a systematic inquiry into its presuppositions and purposes.  That is, the limits of modern science do not seem to be properly recognized.  Bertrand Russell has been … Continue reading

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Review of Anastaplo’s “Reflections on Life. Death, and the Constitution”

by Jules Gleicher, Rockford College Copied from The American Journal of Legal History, Vol. L, pp. 459-60 (2008-2010).   GEORGE ANASTAPLO, Reflections on Life, Death, and theConstitution. Lexington:   The University Press of Kentucky, 2009. 312 pp. $70.00 (cloth). $26.95 (paper). … Continue reading

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Review of Anastaplo’s “The Amendments to the Constitution: A Commentary”

by Herman Belz, University of Maryland at College Park       Copied from The American Journal of Legal History, vol. XL, pp. 395-97 (1996). GEORGE ANASTAPLO, The Amendments to the Constitution: A Commentary. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995. … Continue reading

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Suggestions about Sophocles and the Family of Oedipus

by  George Anastaplo   [Adapted from George Anastaplo, The Constitutionalist: Notes On the First Amendment (Southern Methodist University Press, 1971; Lexington Books, 2005), pages 798-99, note 32.]   One may find variations of the problem [discussed in the text], seen … Continue reading

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On Helen Vlachou and “Liberty of the Press”

[Adapted from George Anastaplo, The Constitutionalist: Notes On the First Amendment (Southern Methodist University Press, 1971), pages 680-81, note 18.] The censor can suppress on the basis of suspicion alone, to say nothing of whim. But the prosecutor of allegedly … Continue reading

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