JIS XXVIII 2016 CONTENTS

JIS XXVIII 2016 FREEDOM & VIRTUE: Re-Inventing Free Institutions in an Era of Globalization EDITORIAL Oskar Gruenwald:  The Postmodern Challenge: In Search of Normative Standards 1 ARTICLES Michael E. Meagher:  The U.S. Presidential Campaign, 2016: A Historic Realignment?  19 D. Eric Schansberg:…

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JIS XXVII 2015 ABSTRACTS

JIS XXVII 2015 DOES  GOD  PLAY  DICE? Randomness & Divine Providence JIS XXVII 2015: 1-3 GOD,  NATURE  AND  FREEDOM (Editorial) Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research This 27th volume in the interconnected thematic series of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies…

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JIS XXVI 2014 ABSTRACTS

JIS XXVI 2014 INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES: THE NEXT 25 YEARS JIS XXVI 2014: 1-28 THE  PROMISE  OF  INTERDISCIPLINARY  STUDIES: RE - IMAGINING  THE  UNIVERSITY Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research The thesis of this essay is that interdisciplinary studies hold special…

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JIS XXV 2013 ABSTRACTS

JIS XXV 2013 BRAVE NEW WORLD? Genetic Engineering & Human Dignity JIS XXV 2013: 1-38 THE  DYSTOPIAN  IMAGINATION: THE  CHALLENGE  OF  TECHNO - UTOPIA Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research This essay seeks to explore the nature and effects of…

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JIS XXIV 2012 ABSTRACTS

JIS XXIV 2012 THE  FIRST  FREEDOMS: Mihajlov's Quest for Democracy & Human Rights JIS XXIV 2012: 1-56 THE  THIRD  REVOLUTION: THE  QUEST  FOR  AN  OPEN  SOCIETY Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research This essay explores the intellectual and spiritual ferment…

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JIS XXIII 2011 ABSTRACTS

JIS XXIII 2011 THE  IDEA  OF  A  UNIVERSITY: From John Henry Newman to the Multiversity and Beyond JIS XXIII 2011: 1-18 THE  UNIVERSITY  AS  QUEST  FOR  TRUTH Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research This essay proposes that the crisis of…

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JIS XXII 2010 ABSTRACTS

JIS XXII 2010 Intelligent Design & Artificial Intelligence: THE  GHOST  IN  THE  MACHINE? JIS XXII 2010: 1-31 PROGRESS  IN  SCIENCE: A  COPERNICAN  REVOLUTION  IN EVOLUTION? Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research A new paradigm is emerging which places Charles Darwin's…

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JIS XXI 2009 ABSTRACTS

JIS XXI 2009 CHRISTIANITY & DEMOCRACY: Jacque Maritain in Perspective JIS XXI 2009: 1-24 CULTURE,  RELIGION  AND  POLITICS: WHY  LIBERAL  DEMOCRACY  NEEDS  GOD Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research This essay proposes that while a "Christian" democracy may be too…

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JIS XX 2008 ABSTRACTS

JIS XX 2008 GLOBALIZATION & ITS DISCONTENTS: Modernization, Culture and Religion JIS XX 2008: 1-20 THE  GLOBALIZATION  PARADOX Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research Globalization offers a comprehensive framework for addressing prospects for the peaceful evolution of people and societies in…

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JIS XIX 2007 ABSTRACTS

JIS XIX 2007 VIRTUE  ETHICS: Interdisciplinary Perspectives JIS XIX 2007: 1-18 THE  TELEOLOGICAL  IMPERATIVE Oskar Gruenwald Institute for Interdisciplinary Research This essay proposes that the human quest for meaning, self-realization, and self-transcendence via the moral "ought" as the proper end,…

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JIS XVIII 2006 ABSTRACTS

JIS XVIII 2006 PROPHETS  OF  POST-COMMUNISM: Toward an Open Society JIS XVIII 2006: 1-24 JOHN  F.  KENNEDY  AND  RONALD  REAGAN: THE  CHALLENGE  OF  FREEDOM Michael E. Meagher University of Missouri-Rolla Most Americans in the 1920s and 1930s were unaware of…

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JIS XVII 2005 ABSTRACTS

JIS XVII 2005 SCIENCE  AND  RELIGION: The Missing Link JIS XVII 2005: 1-24 THE  WORD  AND  THE  WORLD * William R. Clough Argosy University-Sarasota Scientists and theologians a priori believe that it is possible and desirable for worldviews to evolve…

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