Monthly Archives: October 2011

ON THE NOMINATIONS OF GEORGE ANASTAPLO FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 1980-1992

A. George Anastaplo, Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution (University Press of Kentucky, 2009), p. 299             George Anastaplo was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1925, and grew up in Southern Illinois. After serving three years as an … Continue reading

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Chicago Bar Association Interview with George Anastaplo

George Anastaplo, Constitutional and Lincoln scholar, World War II veteran and professor of law discusses his book “Reflections on Life, Death and the Constitution,” and the events leading up to his controversial Illinois bar admission case and ultimate pro se argument before … Continue reading

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TONE-DEAFNESS AND CONSTITUTIONAL MELODIES

George Anastaplo O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us,           An’ foolish notion. . .                  ─Robert … Continue reading

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Chicago Bar Association Interview with George Anastaplo

George Anastaplo, Constitutional and Lincoln scholar, World War II veteran and professor of law discusses his book “Reflections on Life, Death and the Constitution,” and the events leading up to his controversial Illinois bar admission case and ultimate pro se argument before … Continue reading

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A SOCRATIC CROSS-EXAMINATION: B. F. SKINNER, WITH THE HELP OF GEORGE ANASTAPLO AND LAURENCE BERNS, ON THE LIMITATIONS OF BEHAVIORISM (1969, 2006)

Part One (by Leon R. Kass)1 _______________________ 1. This passage is copied from the beginning of Leon R. Kass, Appreciating the Phenomenon of Life, 23 graduate face. phil. j. (The New School), 51-52 (2001). On Dr. Kass, see Gary Rosen, Who’s Afraid … Continue reading

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ON SEXUAL RELATIONS AND THE CONSTITUTION

George Anastaplo             There are, from time to time, contrived issues to be contended with by us in constitutional law. Particularly troubling today, for example, is the concern expressed in some quarters these days about the dangerous implications of any … Continue reading

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ON MATHEMATICS AND THE NATURE OF THINGS

George Anastaplo [Adapted from George Anastaplo’s The Constitutionalist:  Notes on the First Amendment (Dallas:   Southern Methodist University Press, 1971), pages 806-808 (Chapter 9, Note 39, the concluding note of the book).]             We have been moving, as we have prepared … Continue reading

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ROSTER OF THE GEORGE ANASTAPLO ENTRIES IN THE CATALOG OF THE LIBRARY OF LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO, OCTOBER 2011*

  *See also: ROSTER OF THE GEORGE ANASTAPLO ENTRIES IN THE CATALOG OF THE LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, SEPTEMBER 2011 on this blog.   1. Title:Abraham Lincoln :a constitutional biography / Author:Anastaplo, George, Publisher:Lanham, Md. :Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,c1999. ISBN:0847694313 … Continue reading

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Anastaplo & Strauss on Natural Right and Non-Western Thought

by Larry Arnhart   The very idea of Darwinian natural right, as I have developed it, carries with it many contestable ideas. The idea of nature was discovered by the ancient Greek philosophers when they recognized that there was a rational … Continue reading

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Anastaplo on the NIU Shooting

by Larry Arnhart   In my previous posts on the NIU shooting, I have suggested that it is not healthy for us to assume that when a gunman bursts into a classroom, the best response for the teachers and the … Continue reading

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