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Patriarchal Religion, Sexuality, and Gender A Critique of New Natural Law

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ISBN-10: 0521173361

ISBN-13: 9780521173360

Edition: 2010

Authors: Nicholas Bamforth, David A. J. Richards

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List price: $65.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/14/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Acknowledgment
New Natural Law in Context
The Argument Summarized
Some Broader Issues
Conclusion
Criteria for Evaluating New Natural Law
Some Methodological Points
Law and Neutrality; Public Reason
Law and Neutrality
Public Reason
The Evaluative Criteria on Which We Shall Rely
Internal Consistency
Substantive Appeal
Conclusion
The Architecture and Reach of New Natural Law
New Natural Law: An Outline of the Theory
History and Development of New Natural Law
Natural Law and Natural Rights
Beyond the New Morality
The Way of The Lord Jesus
Grisez, Boyle, and Finnis's 1987 Restatement
Evaluation
New Natural Law and Debate within the Roman Catholic Church
Theory and Advocacy
New Natural Law as Contemporary Thomism?
Conclusion
Internal Consistency (1): Is New Natural Law Secular?
New Natural Law and the Good of Heterosexual Marriage
New Natural Law and the Legal Regulation of Sexual Relations
Grisez's Treatment of Sexuality
Logical Foundations of the New Natural Lawyers' Arguments
Evaluation
Contraception and Abortion
Contraception
Abortion
Evaluation
Broader Questions about New Natural Law
The Role of Religion
The Basic Goods
Moral Absolutes
Evaluation
A Partial Explanation? Religious and Secular Motivation and Esoteric and Exoteric Styles of Argument
Conclusion
Internal Consistency (2): New Natural Law and Thomas Aquinas
Tnomas Aquinas in Context
New Natural Law and Thomism
Contemporary Thomist Alternatives to New Natural law
Prescriptivism, Boyle, and Grisez
Conclusion
Substantive Appeal (1): What's Wrong with Homophobia and Sexism?
Respect for Privacy
Equality
Autonomy and Combating Moral Slavery
Conclusion
Substantive Appeal (2): New Natural Law, Sexism, and Homophohia
Two General Problems
'One-Flesh Union'
Definitions
New Natural Law and Sexism
The Patriarchal Structure of the Family
Contraception
Abortion
New Natural Law, Sexual Autonomy, and Homophobia
Sexual Autonomy, Emotion, and Love
The Homophobia of New Natural Law
Hostile Language
Slippery Slope Arguments
The Failure of Central Case Analysis
Evaluation
Conclusion
Moral Absolutes and the Possible Fundamentalism of New Natural Law
Fundamentalisms
New Natural Law on Nuclear Deterrence
Fundamentalist - or Sometimes Fundamentalist?
Conclusion: The Dangers of Fundamentalism
New Natural Law and Patriarchal Religion
The Selective Development of Catholic Moral Doctrine
The Roots of Catholic Doctrine Concerning Sexual Morality
The Costs of Standing Still: Celibacy, the Priest Abuse Scandal, and Catholic Homophobia
Conclusion
Concluding Observations, and Christian Alternatives to New Natural Law
Concluding Observasions
Alternatives
The Historical Jesus
Ethical Religion and Constitutional Rights
Radical Abolitionism
Martin Luther King
Religion and the Values of Constitutional Democracy
Conclusion
Bibliography
Boob, Articles, and Related Materials
Cases
Index