Monthly Archives: March 2012

Common Sense and Piety

George Anastaplo             It can seem obvious enough, upon contemplating systems of Revelation around the world and across millennia, that there are many complicated spiritual arrangements that can be readily recognized by us as obviously bizarre. The typical outsider (whether … Continue reading

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BERNARD WEISBERG, UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE

George Anastaplo [A French nobleman at a gathering in Paris], for Want of Something else to do, asks me [as the American Minister to France] many Questions about America in a Manner which shows he cares little for the Information. … Continue reading

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SLAVERY, THE CIVIL WAR, AND THE DEVELOPMENT (SPIRITUAL AS WELL AS MATERIAL) OF THE UNITED STATES

George Anastaplo I.             I have had occasion, from time to time, to say something about the significance of the Civil War for the development of the American soul. Indeed, I can even speak of that collective soul as “deepened” … Continue reading

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Magazine Article about George Anastaplo

Richard Mertens has written an article about George Anastaplo for The University of Chicago Magazine (print edition Mar-Apr, 2012).  The article can be viewed by clicking here.

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GEORGE ANASTAPLO VISITS THE CHICAGO BAR ASSOCIATION (May, 2011)

C.A.: Good morning. I am Carolyn Amadon, a member of the Chicago Bar Association Record Editorial Board. This is the first of a taped series of book reviews that we’re doing for the Record. We’re honored today to have, as … Continue reading

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George Anastaplo, Reader and Thinker in His Eighty-Seventh Year

Midwest Political Science Association Panel, Chicago, Illinois, Saturday, April 11, 2002, 2:40-4:20 P.M. (§1-108)   Michael P. Zuckert, Chair William T. Braithwaite, George Anastaplo, The Constitutionalist Charles E. Butterworth, George Anastaplo on the Koran Christopher A. Colmo, George Anastaplo’s Appeal … Continue reading

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George Anastaplo Visits New York City (March 2012)

Three excerpts from the Program for the March 2011 JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE LITERATURE AND LAW CONFERENCE. (There are two dozen panels scheduled for this Conference in New York City) Third Biennial Literature and Law Conference John Jay … Continue reading

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