Volume 7, Issue 4, Fall 1997
Enforcing Norms: When the Law Gets in the Way
According to a prominent libertarian, people and corporations are more prone
than we might think to behaving properly with the threat of the law.
Social Mores Are Not Enough
William A. Galston
In a response, a prominent communitarian argues that Epstein's position
reflects excessive optimism and a limited understanding of the multiple
roles of the law.
Physician-Assisted Suicide: What Next?
In the wake of the Supreme Court's recent decision, the states must now
weigh their options. Can a look at the Netherlands provide instruction?
Beyond Apologies: Can Religion Work Where Politics Has Failed?
Apologies and other public pronouncements on race have rung hollow. But
a growing number of Evangelicals may have found another route to addressing
our racial challenges.
Responsibility and Intimacy in the AIDS Epidemic
Should someone who is HIV-positive be expected to take measures to protect
others? For more than a decade many prominent voices have answered in the
A Textbook Assault on Marriage
What do family and marriage textbooks say about matrimony? The answer
informs us more about the authors of these books than it does about the
current scholarship on marriage.
Authority, Community, and a Lost Voice
E.J. Dionne, Jr.
When Robert Nisbet passed away, he left behind a conservative legacy from
which people of all political leanings could learn.
When a Public Space is Privately Owned
The Community Bookshelf
Is Libertarianism the Answer?
Libertarians, Authoritarians, Communitarians -- Nora Pollock
The Community's Pulse
Kaleidoscope -- Tim Bloser