Common Truths: New Perspectives on Natural Law

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Edward B. McLean
ISI Books, 2000 - Law - 345 pages
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Common Truths brings together the best minds writing on one of today's most important and heated issues: natural law. This diverse group of thinkers addresses the theoretical, historical, and--in a section of particular importance--the legislative and juridical aspects of natural law. A revival of natural law concepts, the essayists argue, is crucial to the refurbishing of American civil society. Anyone wanting to understand what the natural law is and why it matters will find this engaging book indispensable.

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Contents

The Legacy of Greece and Rome
19
Aquinas Natural Law and the Challenges
57
John Lockes Reflections on Natural Law and
73
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

McLean holds the Eugene N. and Marian C. Beesley Chair in Political Science at Wabash College.

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