Monthly Archives: October 2013

On the Prudent Use of Constitutional and Other Principles

George Anastaplo  I.             A prominent veteran of the “underground” Weathermen movement publicly celebrated recently his anti-War career of two generations ago. His Cold War exploits were recalled, especially those in response to the Vietnam debacle. Particularly troubling was that … Continue reading

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Lessons of Our Constitutional Heritage

George Anastaplo I.             The Constitution of 1787 was offered by its Framers with the evident expectation that citizens of the United States would understand it. Terms such as habeas corpus drew upon a generally respected political heritage. That heritage … Continue reading

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Endorsements by Wendy Doniger, John Alvis, and Laurence D. Nee of George Anastaplo, REFLECTIONS, THE DIVINE, AND THE CONSTITUTION (Lexington Books, 2013)

   

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The Geometry in Plato’s MENO (The Slave-Boy Episode, 82B-85B)

From Plato, Meno (translated and annotated by George Anastaplo and Laurence Berns), Focus Publishing Company (2004), pages 79-83. Click here to view.

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From A to Z, with Leo Strauss/Allan Bloom Souvenirs

George Anastaplo of Chicago, Gus Zuehlke of South Bend (September 28, 2013) See Tangible Souvenirs of Leo Strauss, Allan Bloom and Perhaps Other University of Chicago Notables (posted 9/13/13).

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“We must not be afraid to be free”: Justice Hugo Black and George Anastaplo–Majeske pre-Publication

Roger K. Newman[1] Sometimes it’s good to retire.  George Anastaplo retired from the practice of law after the Supreme Court decided his case in 1961 and it was the start of his career and his relationship with Justice Hugo Black.  … Continue reading

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An Earth Elsewhere? (with Yearnings for the Divine, Declaration of Independence, On the Use by Physicists of Life-Like Words)

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Revelation, Human Understanding, and the Odering of the Good Life: The “Mormon” Movement

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George Anastaplo’s Alumni Courses for the Basic Program, 2002-2014

George Anastaplo’s Alumni Courses for the Basic Program, 2002 — 2014 THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS Autumn 2000. . . . .Plato’s Dialogues Winter 2001. . . . . . Plato’s Dialogues Spring 2001. . . . . … Continue reading

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Two “Preambles” for the Preamble of the Constitution of 1787

George Anastaplo I.             Two documents, almost a century apart, can serve as instructive “prologues” for the Preamble to the Constitution of 1787. One is the Declaration of Independence of 1776. The other is the Confederate Constitution of 1861. Thus, … Continue reading

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