NEW YORK CITY March 5, 2018 – Pace University Press presents Volume 3 of Lex Naturalis, a journal that explores human nature and non-human nature in concordance with natural law theory. The articles found in Volume 3 are “Wendell Berry and the Metaphysics of Traditional Natural Law” by Nathan Metzger; “An Exploration of the Role of Inclination in the Promulgation of the Natural Law” by James J. Jacobs; “Do Friends Need Justice or Do the Just Need Friendship? Natural Law as the Foundation for Justice and Friendship” by Scott Roninger; “On an Alleged Tension in the Catechism of the Catholic Church” by Christopher Tollefsen; and “Bartolomé de las Casas and the Long and Very Long, and the Short and Very Short History of Human Rights” by Paul J. Cornish.

Book reviews are also included in Volume 3; featured are Matthew Minerd’s review of Philosophical Essays Concerning Human Families by Stanley Vodraska, as well as James G. Hanink’s review of Ethics in the Conflicts of Modernity: An Essay on Desire, Practical Reasoning, and Narrative by Alasdair Macintyre.

Lex Naturalis (ed. Dr. Walter Raubicheck) is a peer-reviewed journal concerning the legal and philosophical discussion of natural law theory in Platonic, Aristotelian, Ciceronian, Thomistic, or Kantian orientation. Since 2015, Lex Naturalis has pondered these theories of natural law and human nature.

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