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Occasional Papers

From time to time, the Maguire Center publishes papers -- some works in progress, reworkings of Public Scholar addresses, or invited papers from conference speakers. In addition to print versions (published in the years indicated below), we plan to publish these as PDFs, as well. (To read a PDF document, you need to download a free Adobe Acrobat reader to your computer.)


  1. James K. Hopkins, The Private and Public Intellectual in the World and the Academy, 1998

  2. James F. Childress, Managed Care: Some Basic Ethical Issues, 1998

  3. William Lee Miller, Journalism as a High Profession in Spite of Itself, 1998

  4. Richard O. Mason, The New Media: The Internet, Democracy, Free Speech and the Management of Temperance, 1998

  5. Michael Holahan, “Look, her lips”: Softness of Voice, Construction of Character in King Lear, 1998 (reprinted by permission of Shakespeare Quarterly)

  6. Bonnie Wheeler, Pilgrimage and the Desire for Meaning, 1998

  7. Joseph L. Allen, Politics as a Calling, 1998

  8. Steven Sverdlik, Compassion and Sympathy as Moral Motivation, 1999

  9. Alastair Norcross, Three Approaches to the Ethical Status of Animals, 2000

  10. Ruth Morgan, A Realistic Vision of a Just and Effective Urban Politics, 2000

  11. Ernesto Cortes Jr., A New Democratic Politics, 2000

  12. Stephen L. Elkin, Civic Prospects: Civic Engagement and the City, 2000

  13. Philip Seib, Teaching Online Journalism Ethics, 2001

  14. Jeffrey F. Gaba, When “Takings” Happen to Good People: The Fifth Amendment Takings Clause and the Issue of Distributional Justice, 2001

  15. Albert C. Pierce, A Model for Moral Leadership: Contemporary Applications, 2003

  16. Rebekah Miles, That’s All a Mule Can Do: The Ethics of Balancing Work at Home and on the Job, 2003

  17. J. Matthew Wilson, Moral Visions and the New American Politics, 2003

  18. Kathleen Wellman, Moral Tales: Ethics and Enlightenment Fiction, 2003

  19. Linda Eads, Corporate America and Its Ethical Choices, 2004

  20. Carolyn Sargent and Carolyn Smith-Morris, Questioning Our Principles: Anthropological Contributions to Ethical Dilemmas in Clinical Practice, 2005

  21. Michael Adler, Saving the Past for Whom? Considerations for a New Conservation Ethic in Archeology, 2005

  22. Marshall Terry, The Founding and Defining of a University, 2007

  23. Mark A. Chancy, Politics, Culture Wars, and the Good Book: Recent Controversies Over the Bible and Public Education, 2007

  24. Paul E. McGreal, Counteracting Ambition: Applying Corporate Compliance and Ethics to the Separation of Powers Concerns with Domestic Surveillance, 2008

  25. Mark McPhail, Confessions of an Expert Witness: Rhetoric, Politics, and Ethics at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, 2010

  26. Jenia Turner, Ethical Dilemmas for Defense Attorneys in War-Crimes Trials, 2010

  27. Tony Pederson, Reporter Privilege: A Con Job or an Essential Element of Democracy? (forthcoming 2011) (pre-publication version of the paper)

  28. Charles E. Curran, The U.S. Catholic Bishops and Abortion Legislation: A Critique from Within the Church, 2012

  29. Robin Lovin, Faith and Politics: An Augustinian Reflection, 2013

  30. Tom L. Beauchamp, The Legacy and Contemporary Relevance of Nazi Physicians, 2013

  31. Dennis Simon, The Politics of Memory and the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement, 2013

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