Dennis O'Brien, president emeritus of the University of Rochester, lives in Middlebury, Vermont. He is the author of The Church and Abortion: A Catholic Dissent (Rowman & Littlefield).
Roger Scruton’s basic theme is this: “Science cannot tell who I am, let alone where, when, or how.” But I-you moral dialogue is not rooted in science.
Fabrizio Amerini’s analysis creates precision about Aquinas on beginning-of-life issues—something other accounts, especially abortion polemics, often lack.
How We Have Sought to Live Since the Death of God
Peter Watson sketches in the lives and thoughts of an array of scientists, artists, and philosophers who offer ways to cope with the death of God.
How the Enlightenment Transformed Our World
James MacGregor Burns has authored an eminently readable history of that elusive historical movement we call the Enlightenment.
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