The Revenge of Conscience
- Symposium Articles, Comments, and Keynote Response. CHRIST, GEORGE C . // Villanova Law Review;2012, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p811
In this article, the author discusses the concept of natural law and its importance in judicial decision making. He focuses on the basis of morality and the social organization of human beings. He mentions the impact of rights discourse which eliminates discretion of decision makers by narrowing...
- The Justification of Human Rights. Little, David // Brigham Young University Law Review;2015, Vol. 2014 Issue 3, p585
The article discusses the logics to support human rights and relation between human rights and religion. Topics discussed include need of understanding the concept of natural rights and human rights language, differentiation between legal rights and moral rights, and challenges faced by the...
- THE ETHICAL DILEMMAS OF MYTHIC NATIONALISM. Wilhoit, Francis M. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Oct1968, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p44
The article comments on the ethical problems of mythic nationalism. National loyalty and patriotism are postulated as the ultimate in human values. The author pointed out that nationalism is in conjunction with other forces, catapulted the nations of Europe into the holocaust of World War I. It...
- The "Embarassing" Section 134. Gedicks, Frederick Mark // Brigham Young University Law Review;2003, Vol. 2003 Issue 3, p959
Discusses the thought of James Madison on conscience, which Professor Rodney K. Smith argues is evident in section 134, about natural law and natural rights and the status of conscience among contemporary members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Analysis of the contemporary...
- Law, Naturally. FESER, EDWARD // National Review;8/5/2013, Vol. 65 Issue 14, p42
A review of the book "Conscience and Its Enemies: Confronting the Dogmas of Liberal Secularism" by Robert P. George is presented.
- PROYECTO DE LEY ORGÃNICA DE CLÃUSULA DE CONCIENCIA. // Classical Russia / Imperskaia Rossiia 1700-1825;2008-2010, Vol. 3-5, p99
By the close relationship between the right to life of the unborn child and the right to act in conscience of doctors, nurses and others at one time can be commanded to kill an unborn, we quote an interesting project of law about Conscience Clause.
- A Moral Authority. GOBRY, PASCAL-EMMANUEL // Commentary;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p61
The article reviews the book "Conscience and Its Enemies: Confronting the Dogmas of Liberal Secularism," by Robert P. George.
- Religious Liberty in America. Shiels, W. E. // America;12/3/1927, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p180
The article reports on religious liberty in the U.S. It states that of all liberties, the most valid is the liberty of conscience for as it is the highest duty and the most sacred right. Moreover, Blackstone calls liberty the power of acting as one thinks fit, without control except when the law...
- The neurobiology of conscience. Wolf, Stewart // Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Apr-Jun95, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p115
Editorial. Offers an explanation on the neurobiology of conscience. Definition of the word conscience; Historical look at the power of sociopsychological impact on the balance between conscience and expediency; Effects of human wretchedness on an individual's ability to cope and survive;...