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The Deepening Darkness: Patriarchy, Resistance, and Democracy's Future
Introduction and overview Part I. Roman Patriarchy: Entering the Heart of Darkness: 1. Why Rome? Why now? 2. Roman patriarchy and violence 3. Virgil on the darkness visible 4. Apuleius on conversionExpand
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A Theory of Reasons for Action.
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Foundations of American Constitutionalism
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Liberal Democracy and the Problem of Patriarchy
This article addresses how and why liberal democratic constitutions, such as the United States, have come to recognise the tension between liberal values of equal liberty and patriarchy in threeExpand
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Rights and Autonomy
H. L. A. Hart has recently taken note of and applauded a discernible paradigm shift in political and legal theory from the "widely accepted old faith that some form of utilitarianism . .. mustExpand
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The Case for Gay Rights: From Bowers to Lawrence and Beyond
As Americans wrestle with red-versus-blue debates over traditional values, defense of marriage, and gay rights, reason often seems to take a back seat to emotion. In response, David Richards, aExpand
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Patriarchal Religion, Sexuality, and Gender: A Critique of New Natural Law
1. New natural law in context 2. The architecture and reach of new natural law 3. Criteria for evaluating new natural law 4. Internal consistency: is new natural law secular? 5. Internal consistency:Expand
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Public Reason and Abolitionist Dissent
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Conscience and the Constitution: History, Theory, and Law of the Reconstruction Amendments
At stage center of the American drama, maintains David A. J. Richards, is the attempt to understand the implications of the Reconstruction Amendments--Amendments Thirteen, Fourteen, and Fifteen toExpand
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