Just Published:
Lex Naturalis – A Journal of Natural Law
Volume 5, Fall 2020

NEW YORK, NY – Pace University Press is pleased to announce the release of its annual journal Lex Naturalis – A Journal of Natural Law.

Now in its fifth volume, this peer-reviewed journal features articles on subjects ranging from Aquinas on the freedom of the conscious to the future of American democracy.

Articles include:

“MacIntyre, Natural Law, and Natural Rights” by Joseph Trabbic look at MacIntyre’s concept of natural rights, such as his claim that all rights are institutional facts, and how Macintyre’s ideas compare to Thomistic natural law.

“The Future of American Democracy: Personalist Natural Law” by R. Mary Hayden Lemmons, addresses the argument that the Constitution serves as a specification of American natural law that presents a key objective and universal truths justified by a natural law tradition reaching back to ancient Greece.

These and other articles provide a timely resource for current-day discussions going on around the world.

For a complete Table of Contents or to place an order, visit press.pace.edu.


A small dynamic academic press with wide-ranging interests, Pace University Press currently publishes seven journals. From the prestigious Woolf Studies Annual to the more recent The Journal of Comics and Culture, their publications make peer-reviewed research both available and accessible.