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Friday Roundup, March 21st

[Blitz] thinks Plato’s Laws may be a better guide to the manner in which reason and revelation can to good effect interact (at least where revelation takes the form of law) than the various works dedicated to that subject by Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, and the leading figures of the 18th century Enlightenment.

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on March 22, 2014 at 11:15:48 am

I've never quite understood the romance that surrounds Plato insofar as his idea of the State is an overbearing, dominating machine. And of course the children as wards of the Guardians. An unpleasant prospect but one that's held an attraction for many for centuries.

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johnt
on March 25, 2014 at 10:38:40 am

Indeed - it seems as if our modern masters are embarked upon a similar enterprise seeking to mandate universal pre-school otherwise known as indoctrination.

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gabe
on August 06, 2014 at 07:36:43 am

The book Divine Law and Political Philosophy was written by Mark Lutz, not by Mark Blitz

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