2016 CALL FOR PAPERS

2016 CALL  FOR PAPERS FREEDOM  &  VIRTUE: Re - Inventing  Free  Institutions in  an  Era  of  Globalization In a postmodern era that brackets God and perceives all values and norms as equally subjective, social bonds have attenuated. Already Daniel Bell pointed…

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ICSA VII: BRAVE NEW WORLD 2012

BRAVE NEW WORLD? GENETIC ENGINEERING & HUMAN DIGNITY HILTON, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, USA, August 2-5, 2012 Genetic engineering poses a challenge equal to AI’s “transhumanism” in its implications for human dignity and the very notion of what it means to be…

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JIS XXIII 2011 CONTENTS

JIS XXIII 2011 THE  IDEA  OF  A  UNIVERSITY: FROM  JOHN  HENRY  NEWMAN TO  THE  MULTIVERSITY  AND  BEYOND EDITORIAL Oskar Gruenwald:  The University as Quest for Truth  1 ARTICLES Charles A. McDaniel & Vance E. Woods:  Martin Luther and John Henry…

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FIRST FREEDOMS SYMPOSIUM 2011

THE FIRST FREEDOMS: MIHAJLOV'S QUEST FOR DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS HILTON, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA, USA, August 4-7, 2011 The times call for a re-assessment of Mihajlo Mihajlov's life, work, and legacy, whose significance reaches well beyond Tito's Yugoslavia, the Balkans, and…

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JIS XXII 2010 CONTENTS

JIS XXII 2010 Intelligent Design & Artificial Intelligence: THE GHOST IN THE MACHINE? EDITORIAL Oskar Gruenwald: Progress in Science: A Copernican Revolution in Evolution?  1 ARTICLES Dennis F. Polis:  Evolution: Mind or Randomness?  32 Jonathan Wells:  Darwin's Straw God Argument  67…

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JIS XXI 2009 CONTENTS

JIS XXI 2009 CHRISTIANITY & DEMOCRACY: JACQUES  MARITAIN  IN  PERSPECTIVE ARTICLES Oskar Gruenwald:  Culture, Religion and Politics: Why Liberal Democracy Needs God  1 Geoff Wells:  Jacques Maritain's Personalistic Society and Pluralism  25 Monica D. Merutiu:  Christian Heritage and Democracy in…

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JIS XX 2008 CONTENTS

JIS XX 2008 GLOBALIZATION & ITS DISCONTENTS: MODERNIZATION, CULTURE AND RELIGION ARTICLES Oskar Gruenwald:  The Globalization Paradox  1 William A. Carden:  Commerce and Culture in the Global Economy  21 Joseph M. Dondelinger:  Cultural Contradictions of Soft Power and Islam  37 Muhammad…

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JIS XIX 2007 CONTENTS

JIS XIX 2007 VIRTUE  ETHICS: INTERDISCIPLINARY  PERSPECTIVES ARTICLES Oskar Gruenwald:  The Teleological Imperative  1 Raymond L. Dennehy:  The Illusion of Freedom Separated From Moral Virtue  19 James S. Gow & Kathleen M. Gow:  Self-Esteem and Spiritual Vision  40 Jeffry C.…

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JIS XVIII 2006 CONTENTS

JIS XVIII 2006 PROPHETS  OF  POST-COMMUNISM: TOWARD  AN  OPEN  SOCIETY ARTICLES Michael E. Meagher:  John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan: The Challenge of Freedom  1 Oskar Gruenwald:  Toward an Open Society: The Enigma of the 1989 Revolution in Eastern Europe …

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JIS XVII 2005 CONTENTS

JIS XVII 2005 SCIENCE  AND  RELIGION: THE  MISSING  LINK ARTICLES William R. Clough:  The Word and the World  1 David Grandy:  Goethe on Color and Light  26 James A. Marcum:  Metaphysical Foundations and Complementarity of Science and Theology  45 Marguerite…

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JIS XVI 2004 CONTENTS

JIS XVI 2004 CAN  THE  MARKET  BE  MORAL? EDITORIAL Oskar Gruenwald:  Virtue and Markets  1 ARTICLES James Halteman:  Moral Reflection and Markets  21 Douglas K. Adie:  Adam Smith's Faustian Bargain:  Freedom for Morality  41 Harold B. Jones, Jr.:  Immanuel Kant,…

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JIS XV 2003 CONTENTS

JIS XV 2003 TOWARD  A  CULTURE  OF  LIFE: RESTORING  HUMAN  FELICITY EDITORIAL Oskar Gruenwald: Why Liberalism Needs God  1 ARTICLES Peter J. Colosi: The Intrinsic Worth of Persons: Revisiting Peter Singer and His Critics  3 Denis O. Lamoureux: Charles Darwin…

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