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  • 26 Feb 2024
    David Lay Williams, Matthew W. Maguire

    Rousseau and Democracy

    2024 promises to be a year of decision for democracies worldwide, with important elections scheduled in Taiwan, Venezuela, Mexico, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Several of these elections are taking place in countries with relatively fragile democracies, and  where the voters themselves are uncertain about the political health and stability of their […]

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  • 1 Jul 2021
    William E. Scheuerman

    Why, Once Again, Civil Disobedience?

    Why a new volume on civil disobedience? Libraries are already filled with fat tomes on the topic. Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., canonical figures in its history, inspired many familiar and not-so-familiar movements and ignited wide-ranging political and scholarly debate. What possibly remains to be said about civil disobedience? […]

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  • 26 May 2020
    Gregory M. Reichberg

    Thomas Aquinas on the Book of Job: Some Lessons for a Pandemic

    Finding myself shut indoors until further notice and scouring my home library for a book that could provide solace in these trying circumstances, my eyes fell upon a work by Thomas Aquinas: Literal Exposition on Job. As you will recall, Job is the biblical patriarch who, despite being a manifestly good man, suffered a dramatic […]

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  • 12 Sep 2019

    Transcendence for an Age of Immanence: Re-Reading Romanticism and its Religious Thought

    The fundamental concern of Romanticism, which brought about its inception, determined its development, and set its end, was the need to create a new language for religion. One of the main motivations behind writing this study is to illustrate that early German Romanticism, the first of the Romantic movements, was more than a response to […]

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