Monthly Archives: January 2011

Review of “Plato’s Meno” by Anastaplo and Berns

by William A. Welton Loyola College in Maryland a book review in The Review of Metaphysics, vol. 58, p. 871 (June 2005) ANASTAPLO, George and Laurence BERNS, Translators and Annotators, Plato: Meno. – Newburyport, Mass.: Focus Publishing, 2003. viii 85 … Continue reading

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On “The Cave” in Plato’s “Republic” and Other Matters

by George Anastaplo, from THE CONSTITUTIONALIST: NOTES ON THE FIRST AMENDMENT  (originally published, 1971; reprinted, 2005), pp. 278-82, 791-800.  . . .This limitation on the satisfactions of the public life is not a feature of republican government alone but extends … Continue reading

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Foreword to Anastaplo’s “The Christian Heritage”

by Martin E. Marty Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, The University of Chicago  Foreword to  The Christian Heritage:  Problems and Prospects(Lanham, Maryland:  Lexington Books, 2010), pp. xi-xiii             This book is mistitled, but it is creatively mistitled.             … Continue reading

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George Writes for India

(The following letter was written by George Anastaplo while studying at the Sorbonne, Paris, France, to Frank Ledbetter, Publisher and Editor, The Carterville Herald, Carterville, Illinois. It was published in The Carterville Herald, April 27, 1951.)                                  12, rue  Pierre … Continue reading

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For Lois Weisberg, a Salute

by George Anastaplo Chicago Cultural Center, January 23, 2011 It can be considered providential that this talk on Aristotle’s Poetics, here at the Chicago Cultural Center, should be a few days after Lois Weisberg, the Chicago Cultural Affairs Commissioner (whose … Continue reading

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Review of Anastaplo’s The Constutionalist (expanded version)

On the Interplay of the First Amendment with the Known Universe by  Ed Buckner Council for Secular Humanism, Smyrna, Georgia a review of George Anastaplo, The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment. Lanham, Maryland: (Lexington Books, 2005, 826 pp.) (expanded … Continue reading

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