Bastille Day and the Eternal Revolution
Bastille Day is not a celebration of liberty, fraternity, and equality, but of man's inhumanity to man. Modern society is still suffering the consequences of embracing the French Revolution's absolute freedom. Read Article
Herodotus and the Purposes of History
Herodotus named two main purposes to his work of history, and both of these purposes have everything to do with finding the true causes of human actions. Read Article
Promulgation and the Analogical Scope of the Notion “Law”
The law is something “promulgated”—or so Aquinas states in his common definition of law. This seems quite acceptable in the case of human, positive law. However, how can one speak of a “promulgation” of the natural law, let alone the eternal law? This article is a discussion of the general themes involved in considering this problem. Read Article
Plato’s Laws: the Relationship between Theology and Law
For theology to be necessary to a city and the formation of its laws, then that necessity must arise out of the fact that theology says something true about the world, and that it is the aim of law to harmonize the city towards the truth of that reality. Read Article
Greek or Roman Sympathies in Renaissance Humanism
Renaissance Humanism is characterized by a return to the ideas of antiquity. But this generalization is misleading since it does not say whether the return is to Greek or Roman ideas. Read Article
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