Philosophy of Law

Equality and Liberty: Can We Integrate These Two Concepts?

JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. The Greek philosopher, Socrates, once said that the unexamined life is not worth living. With all due apologies to that great thinker,...

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT and HUMAN RIGHTS

by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. Is the imposition of the death penalty on an individual for committing certain particularly heinous crimes against society a violation of...

Individualism and the Common Good

by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. One of the concepts which seems to present difficulties to individualists and libertarians is the concept of the "common good." This...

Moral mis-education and the decline of the AmericanCulture

by Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. There appears to be common agreement today that the moral condition of the American culture is not good. Over the past...

Another Affirmative Action Case for the Supreme Court

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III The Chronicle of Higher Education notes that the U.S. Supreme Court is being urged to take up Michigan Attorney General...