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  1. James M. Jacobs (2014). The Practice of Religion in Post-Secular Society. International Philosophical Quarterly 54 (1):5-23.
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  2. James M. Jacobs (2013). Can Animals Be Moral? By Mark Rowlands; and Animals and the Limits of Postmodernism. By Gary Steiner. International Philosophical Quarterly 53 (4):471-474.
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  3. James M. Jacobs (2012). How to Prove There is a God: Mortimer J. Adler's Writings and Thoughts About God, Ed. Ken Dzugan. International Philosophical Quarterly 52 (3):381-383.
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  4. James M. Jacobs (2010). The Inherent Limitations on Human Freedom. Logos 13 (1).
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  5. James M. Jacobs (2007). On the Difference Between Social Justice and Christian Charity. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 81 (3):419-438.
    The notion of justice implies that what is given is owed to the recipient; charity, on the other hand, acknowledges the reality of a free gift that is not owed to the recipient. This difference is obscured in contemporary liberal societies where, because of the absence of transcendent metaphysical commitments, the demandsof social justice replace charity. A Thomistic analysis, however, recognizes a metaphysical order as the basis for justice. This order limits the sphere of justice and so allows for acts (...)
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  6. James M. Jacobs (2007). The Precepts of the Decalogue and the Problem of Self-Evidence. International Philosophical Quarterly 47 (4):399-415.
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  7. James M. Jacobs (2004). The Relevance of Aristotle's Notion of Equity for the Contemporary Abortion Debate. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 78:119-132.
    In this paper I explore Aristotle’s idea of epikeia, or equity, in relation to the contemporary abortion debate. Equity is the rule of justice that insists we gobeyond the letter of the law in those cases in which following it would be harmful. One consequence of this is that we do not need to create exceptionless laws,since laws can admit exceptions for the sake of a higher good. I argue that this arrangement appears to be a reasonable way to move (...)
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