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Suggestions about Sophocles and the Family of Oedipus

Suggestions about Sophocles and the Family of Oedipus by George Anastaplo   [Adapted from George Anastaplo, The Constitutionalist: Notes On the First Amendment (Southern Methodist University Press, 1971; Lexington Books, 2005), pages 798-99, note 32.] One may find variations of the problem [discussed in the … Continue reading

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GEORGE ANASTAPLO, THE BIBLE: RESPECTFUL READINGS

 by George Anastaplo             George Anastaplo’s volume, The Bible:  Respectful Readings, was published in 2008 by Lexington Books. It drew on a law review collection published by him under the title, “Law & Literature and the Bible:   Explorations,” in Volume … Continue reading

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George Anastaplo’s Constitutional Sonnets (2006-20??)

            A ten-volume series of Constitution-related Reflections can be hoped for by George Anastaplo: I.   Reflections on Constitutional Law (University Press of Kentucky, 2006) II.   Reflections on Freedom of Speech and the First Amendment (University Press of Kentucky, 2007) III.   Reflections on Life, … Continue reading

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George Anastaplo: An Autobiographical Bibliography (1947-2003)

Compiled by George Anastaplo, published by John A Murley, ed., Leo Strauss and His Legacy: A Bibliography (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2005, pp. 733-855) If we could first know where we are and whither we are tending, we could better … Continue reading

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Yearnings for the Divine and the Natural Animation of Matter

by George Anastaplo It has been said that there may be] found in the Pythagorean memoirs the following tenets as well. The principle of all things is the monad or unit; arising from this monad the undefined dyad or two … Continue reading

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