Monthly Archives: October 2012

What Else Might Pericles, Lincoln and Churchill Have Said and Done? Respectful Reservations about Three Iconic Statesmen

George Anastaplo I.                   Pericles, Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill each had a career as supreme leader which culminated in a catastrophic war. “Their” wars were, in turn, the Peloponnesian War, the American Civil War, and the Second World War. … Continue reading

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A Chinese Translation of George Anastaplo, THE CONSTITUTION OF 1787

A Chinese translation has recently been published (through the Chinese Connection Agency) of George Anastaplo, The Constitution of 1787: A Commentary (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989; still in print). There may be found early in that translation the Table of Contents … Continue reading

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Re THE NEW YORKER Cartoon

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Unitarian Church of Evanston: Announcement

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George Anastaplo on Seth Benardete

As part of a forum for thoughtful discussion of the ideas and works of Leo Strauss (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/leo-strauss/), the following comment  has been posted: > > > > Now, whether or not it’s true that Benardete was prone to interpretive > > excesses … Continue reading

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September Eleventh, A Citizen’s Response (Continued Further): The Greek Tragedies

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An “All Our Tragic” Production at the University of Chicago

Helen Anastaplo Newlin This letter, of October 15, 2012, from Helen Anastaplo Newlin to her father, George Anastaplo, comments on the “All Our Tragic” production at the Logan Center for the Arts, The University of Chicago. This performance ran from … Continue reading

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