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Recovering self-evident truths : Catholic perspectives on American law

Recovering self-evident truths : Catholic perspectives on American law

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Teresa S. Collett, Michael A. Scaperlanda
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): District of Columbia
  • Publication Information: Washington, District of Columbia : Catholic University of America Press, [2007] ©2007
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/recovering-self-evident-truths-catholic-perspectives-on-american-law/ (Stable identifier)

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Print version: Recovering self-evident truths: Catholic perspectives on American law. Washington, District of Columbia: Catholic University of America Press, [2007] xvi, 403 pages ; 23 cm (OCoLC)68416823 (DLC) 10842001

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1 online resource (425 pages)

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Recovering self-evident truths : Catholic perspectives on American law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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The foundations of Catholic legal theory : a primer / Kevin P. Lee —
A theological anthropology of the human person / Lorenzo Albacete —
A philosophical anthropology of the human person : can we know the nature of human persons? / Benedict M. Ashley —
Truth as the ground of freedom : a theme from John Paul II / Avery Cardinal Dulles —
Solidiarity, subsidiarity, and the consumerist impetus of American law / Robert K. Vischer —
The constitution and the common good : a perspective on the Catholic contribution / Robert John Araujo —
Why we should (and should not) be liberals / Christopher Wolfe —
Reason, freedom, and the rule of law : reflections on their significance in Catholic thought / Robert P. George —
Labor law : “Making life more human” : work and the social question / Thomas C. Kohler —
Contract law : a Catholic approach / James Gordley —
Property law : Catholic social thought and the new urbanism : a shared vision to confront the problem of urban sprawl? / Vincent D. Rougeau —
Tort law : toward a trinitarian theory of products liability / Amelia J. Uelmen —
Criminal law : “Everlasting splendours” : death-row volunteers, lawyers' ethics, and human dignity / Richard W. Garnett —
Family law : natural law, marriage, and the thought of Karol Wojtyla / John J. Coughlin —
Immigration law : a Catholic Christian perspective on immigration justice / Michael A. Scaperlanda —
International law : foundations of human rights : the unfinished business / Mary Ann Glendon.

Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Catholic University of America Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by Michael A. Scaperlanda and Teresa Stanton Collett.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Copyright Date: 2007
  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Country/State: District of Columbia
  • Number of Editions: 6 editions
  • First edition Date: 2007
  • Last edition Date: 2007
  • Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF358
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 9780813220895 0813220890
  • OCLC: 874162197

Main Contents

The foundations of Catholic legal theory : a primer / Kevin P. Lee
A theological anthropology of the human person / Lorenzo Albacete
A philosophical anthropology of the human person : can we know the nature of human persons? / Benedict M. Ashley
Truth as the ground of freedom : a theme from John Paul II / Avery Cardinal Dulles
Solidiarity, subsidiarity, and the consumerist impetus of American law / Robert K. Vischer
The constitution and the common good : a perspective on the Catholic contribution / Robert John Araujo
Why we should (and should not) be liberals / Christopher Wolfe
Reason, freedom, and the rule of law : reflections on their significance in Catholic thought / Robert P. George
Labor law : “Making life more human” : work and the social question / Thomas C. Kohler
Contract law : a Catholic approach / James Gordley
Property law : Catholic social thought and the new urbanism : a shared VIsion to confront the problem of urban sprawl? / Vincent D. Rougeau
Tort law : toward a trinitarian theory of products liability / Amelia J. Uelmen
Criminal law : “Everlasting splendours” : death-row volunteers, lawyers' ethics, and human dignity / Richard W. Garnett
Family law : natural law, marriage, and the thought of Karol Wojtyla / John J. Coughlin
Immigration law : a Catholic Christian perspective on immigration justice / Michael A. Scaperlanda
International law : foundations of human rights : the unfinished business / Mary Ann Glendon.

Summary Note

Presents a collection of essays exploring “catholic” and “Catholic” perspectives on American law – catholic in their claims of universal truths, and Catholic in their grounding in the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

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