Grounding politics in “religion,” does not solve any of the problems Buckley identifies in the natural law, it just pushes them further down the road.
Nathan W. Schlueter
A Vindication of Politics helps us remember that there are as many kinds of common goods as there are kinds of human association.
Nathan W. Schlueter is professor of philosophy and religion at Hillsdale College. His most recent book, coauthored with Nikolai G. Wenzel, is Selfish Libertarians and Socialist Conservatives?: The Foundations of the Libertarian-Conservative Debate (Stanford University Press).