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Friday, December 6, 2019

Smith's "Sacred Project of American Sociology" . . . and moral anthropology

For many (Ed.:  Many!) years, we at MOJ have highlighted the importance for law and legal theory of attention to philosophical and moral anthropology -- that is, to an understanding of what human persons really are and are for.  It's about five years old now, but my friend and colleague Christian Smith's The Sacred Project of American Sociology is a great way to enter the conversation on this crucial subject (especially his appendix on "critical realist personalism").

https://mirrorofjustice.blogs.com/mirrorofjustice/2019/12/smiths-sacred-project-of-american-sociology-and-moral-anthropology.html

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