Are law and democracy incompatible?
“Rizzo contends that strict liability would not necessarily increase the scope of liability.”
“In all likelihood, Britain in the earlier part of the nineteenth century did not embrace a version of laissez faire that would warm the heart of a purist.”
“For Bright, the economic arguments could not be separated from the moral arguments.”
“The obscurity of the oracles was of inexpressible service to the cause of superstition.”
“The European war became a global conflict by drawing in the Western Hemisphere and extending connections into the Pacific.”
“Voltaire’s works incorporate objective narration which attempts to recreate events as they have actually occurred in the past.”
“Gruner points instead to the concept of individuality as the element most essential to the historist movement.”
“Corporations are legitimate, then, when they arise through the exercise of individual rights.”
“Kurt Vonnegut can only offer us perspectives on how we may learn to live tolerably in a world we cannot change.”
“The problem with this is that Marx’s materialism entails that people come together only because of material factors.”
The great John Hospers surveys the most productive century in the history of ethics as a field of study.
“Fuller rejected coercion and hierarchies of command as identifying characteristics of law.”
The reviewer examines key tensions between America’s founding documents.
“Prof. Boller depicts [James] as a “confirmed individualist” whose outlook reflected both aristocratic and democratic ideals.”
“Bereft of even a human name, K…symbolizes the valid human being who seeks meaning in a mechanized world [which works only for] its own perpetuation.”
“Joseph Priestley here, too, speaks for his age, for his religious brethren, and for his class.”
“For eighteenth-century radical thought, in addition to commerce and history, there was an important role given to religion and science.”