From the November, 2006 issue of Touchstone
religious liberty america Trapped by Liberty by Anne Hendershott

Book Review

Trapped by Liberty

Stuck With Virtue: The American Individual and Our Biotechnological Future
by Peter Augustine Lawler

ISI Books, 2005
(261 pages, $25.00, hardcover)

reviewed by Anne Hendershott

Trained as a physician, Catholic novelist Walker Percy recalled at one time thinking that science could explain everything in the world—until he read Kierkegaard’s comments on Hegelianism, the science of his day: “Hegel explained everything in the universe except what it is to be an individual, to be born, to live, and to die.” Percy asked: “If the scientist cannot address himself to this reali . . .


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