VOL. 4, NO. 6, PGS. 1–6


The Rule of Law: A Facilitator for the Pursuit of Happiness
A conversation with Randy E. Barnett

Randy E. Barnett is Patrick Hotung Professor of Constitutional Law and the Director of the Georgetown Center for the Constitution at the Georgetown University. He is the author of The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law.

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Is there a natural law for human behaviour? Why is it important to think in terms of natural law to determine how society should be organized?

I believe there is a natural law for human behavior. Human creatures have an inherent basic nature that separates them from other creatures. Moreover, their happiness depends on their actualizing the potential they have as human beings. Humans beings have a nature and they exist in the world, which also [...]

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