Monthly Archives: November 2010

A Donation at Chabad House (The University of Chicago) in Honor of George Anastaplo

A donation to the Chabad Jewish Center at  The University of Chicago – November 2010:   The Yad Avraham Mishnah set: 42 volumes More than a translation, more than a commentary, the ArtScroll Mishnah Series with Yad Avraham commentary brings the … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts on Macbeth and Heidegger

by George Anastaplo I had occasion, several decades ago, to suggest that Martin Heidegger, as exposed in his deeply troubling collaboration with the Nazis, is “the Macbeth of philosophy.”  This characterization was intended as a critique of a scholar who … Continue reading

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Was the Constitution of 1787 Pro-Slavery?

by George Anastaplo Professor George William Van Cleve, in his learned history, A Slaveholders’ Union:   Slavery, Politics and the Constitution in the Early American Republic (University of Chicago Press, 2010), speaks of the Constitution of 1787 as “proslavery in its … Continue reading

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Review of Anastaplo’s “The Constutionalist”

by C. Herman Pritchett GEORGE ANASTAPLO, The Constitutionalist:  Notes on the First Amendment. Dallas, Texas:  Southern Methodist University Press, 1971. 826 pp. $20.00. On April 24, 1961, the Supreme Court of the United States, by a vote of five to … Continue reading

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In re. George Anastaplo

by John A. Murley [1991] Just because you can do it doesn’t mean it can be done. –Sara Prince Anastaplo, to her husband I. George Anastaplo, who was born in St. Louis in 1925, has long been distinguished among the … Continue reading

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Character and the Constitutional Heritage of the English-Speaking Peoples

by George Anastaplo I. Governments necessarily have to take into account the character of their people, as may be seen, for example, in what is assumed (as well as promoted) by the criminal law of a community.  There are likely … Continue reading

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