Monthly Archives: May 2013

Letter to The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Behalf of George Anastaplo

     

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IN RE Justice Hugo LaFayette Black (1886-1971): My More or Less “Personal” Experience of Him

This article is from Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 44:1271-1322, 2013. To view the complete article, click here. [Appended (at pages 1281-1322) is one of the dozen conversations George Anastaplo had in the year 2000 with a Holocaust survivor.]

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Of Things That Are Not

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Euclid and the Instructive Challenges of Anomalies

 George Anastaplo Every empirical law has the disquieting quality that one does not know its limitations. We have seen that there are regularities in the events of the world around us which can be formulated in terms of mathematical concepts … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Timon of Athens, and Philosophy: A Preliminary Inquiry

George Anastaplo I Others abide our question. Thou art free. We ask and ask—Thou smilest and art still, Out-topping knowledge. For the loftiest hill. Who to the stars uncrowns his majesty, Planting his steadfast footsteps in the sea, Making the … Continue reading

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To the Editors, New York Times, May 30, 2012

To the Editors, New York Times: The impossible constitutional amendments called for in the column, “Our Imbecilic Constitution,” May 29, 2012, p. A21, reflect one author’s dismay upon reviewing the disturbing shortcomings of our current national government. Salutary changes can … Continue reading

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Faith, Reason and Constitutionalism: Reflections Prompted by the Roman Catholic Church Papal Conclave of 2013

George Anastaplo (Faculty Workshop, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, April 13, 2013) I.             Faith, we can suppose, is likely to be guided to some extent by Reason, including that Reason grounded in Experience. Reason, we can also suppose, … Continue reading

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