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Remembering Peter Augustine Lawler

A year ago today, Peter Augustine Lawler died. Paul Seaton has this reflection today on his passing.

Here we collect the tributes published on Law and Liberty alongside some of his essays and interviews for our site:

Peter Augustine Lawler, a personal remembrance 

James Stoner

He Built Better Than He Knew

Richard Reinsch

Higher Education and the American Soul: A Conversation with Peter Lawler

A Liberty Law Talk podcast with Richard Reinsch

Here are a few of Lawler’s best essays for Law and Liberty:

Freedom is the Condition to Living Well

A comment on the relationship between law, ethics and a life well lived.

Atticus Finch’s American Stoicism

Lawler argues for the consistency of Atticus Finch between To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman, with some help from William Alexander Percy.

Uncovering the Meaning of Covering Meanings

A review of Arthur Melzer’s Philosophy Between the Lines.