Dr. Howard P. Kainz, PhD

About Dr. Howard P. Kainz, PhD

Dr. Howard Kainz is professor emeritus of philosophy at Marquette, and the author of seven books on Hegel. Recent publications include: Natural Law: an Introduction and Reexamination (2004), The Philosophy of Human Nature (2008), Hegel's Phenomenology: not Missing the Trees for the Forest (2008), and The Existence of God and the Faith-Instinct (2010). He was an NEH Fellow 1977-78, and a Fulbright Fellow in Germany 1980-81 and 1987-88.

A Defense of Thomistic Natural Law

If there is any other moral theory besides natural law that provides even better guidance for major and common life decisions, then this theory should be proposed, and natural law should take the proverbial back seat. Natural law theory … [Read more...]