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Yale Political Monthly 1987 November, The Politic, Inc. Nov 1987

Yale Political Monthly 1987 November, The Politic, Inc.

The Politic

No abstract provided.


Stalemate In Northern Ireland?, James E. Crimmins, J F. Mcgarry Jan 1987

Stalemate In Northern Ireland?, James E. Crimmins, J F. Mcgarry

James E Crimmins

No abstract provided.


A Marxist Critique Of Alasdair Macintyre's After Virtue, Colin S. Cavell Jan 1987

A Marxist Critique Of Alasdair Macintyre's After Virtue, Colin S. Cavell

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

Alasdair Macintyre asserts in After Virtue that contemporary moral discourse is only arbitrary assertion of the will. Appeals to reasoned arguments have been replaced by expressions of preference, attitude and feeling-- in short, by "emotivism." Macintyre locates this moral breakdown in the Enlightenment philosophers' failed attempt to replace Aristotelian teleology with a rational justification for morality.

Macintyre's analysis fails because he does not show whose interests are served through the assertion of arbitrary supposed will or whose interests were served when "objective" standard of the Middle the Ages prevailed. He does not acknowledge the preeminent role the material relations ...


Socialist Legal Theory In The Post-Pashukanis Era, Rett R. Ludwikowski Jan 1987

Socialist Legal Theory In The Post-Pashukanis Era, Rett R. Ludwikowski

Scholarly Articles and Other Contributions

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Book Review. The New Right V. The Constitution; The Supreme Court And The Decline Of Constitutional Aspiration, Stephen A. Conrad Jan 1987

Book Review. The New Right V. The Constitution; The Supreme Court And The Decline Of Constitutional Aspiration, Stephen A. Conrad

Articles by Maurer Faculty

These two books are much of a piece. Both advocate a libertarian jurisprudence of "Natural Rights"; and the rights in question are, they tell us, determinate and historic. It is primarily this distinctive historicism common to both books that I take as an invitation to consider them as a pair.


Taking Liberties: Privacy, Private Choice, And Social Contract Theory, Anita L. Allen Jan 1987

Taking Liberties: Privacy, Private Choice, And Social Contract Theory, Anita L. Allen

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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