Tag Archives: Robert Jenson

The Imperial Judiciary Lives

So begins Antonin Scalia’s scathing, wickedly funny dissent in Planned Parenthood v. Casey. His words were the first that came to mind when I read that the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, has just discovered a … Continue reading

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The body as one’s availability to others

Robert Jenson suggests that we think of bodies simply as a person’s availability to another in time and space; I am embodied for you just insofar as you intend me by way of some piece of the universe’s metaphysical furnishings. … Continue reading

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Creatures as pure accident

” Sans doute, quand il s’agit des créature muables et changeantes, ce qui ne se dit pas de la substance, se dit de l’accident, car en elles tout est accidentel, la grandeur et les autres qualités, puisque ces qualités sont susceptibles … Continue reading

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