I N D E X
Abortion, 162–172. See also Brown v. Board
of Education; Planned Parenthood of South-
eastern Pennsylvania et al. v. Casey; Roe v.
Wade; Texas v. Johnson; West Coast Hotel v.
Parrish; West Virginia State Board of Educa-
tion v. Barnette
Academics. See Teachers and critics
Adoption and custody. See Family relations;
Federalism
Adjudicators. See Supreme Court; Teachers
and critics
Agnostic skepticism: catastrophic events
and, 175; characterized, 2–3, 16, 32–33,
229 n.18, 247 n.31; civic education and, 8,
35, 215–219, 220; cls and, 69; commit-
ments and, 4–5, 174; constitutional con-
flicts and, 63; cross fire of charges and,
214–215; experimentalism in commentary
and, 142, 155; as habit of mind, 69–70;
Hirsch inspiration for, 33–35; layers of rea-
soning and, 50, 232 n.21; middle course
and, 8; politically su≈cient commentary
and, 32–33, 62; rejectionism, 123–126; re-
jectionist inspiration for, 27; revisionism
and, 100; revisionism, rejectionism, and
ordered liberty and, 140; risk of and quali-
fied solace and, 220–226; scholarship im-
pels, 49; second- and third-best scenarios
and, 180–181; self-discipline and, 39;
social-scientific spirit and, 179; tenets of,
45–47; tricky business and, 127. See also
Bush v. Gore; Indeterminacy; Teachers and
critics
Amendments. See specific amendments
American Booksellers Ass’n v. Hudnut, 10, 181–
184, 186–187, 192
Archilochus, 39
Aristotle, 158
Babbitt v. Sweet Home Chapter of Commu-
nities for a Great Oregon, 157
Baby. See Family relations
Beauharnais v. Illinois, 191–194, 199
Blackmun, Harry, 165–167
Boos v. Barry, 54–55
Brandeis, Louis D., 59
Brennan, William, 40–44, 52–62, 72, 76,
130, 209
Brown v. Board of Education, 122, 164, 196
Burger Court, adoption and, 207–208
Bush, George, H. W., 146
Bush, George W., 144, 223–224
Bush v. Gore, 144, 223–225, 248 n.4
Caban v. Mohammad, 208–209
Caliban, 174
Carnegie, Andrew, 78
Carter administration, 72
Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire, 58
Children. See Family relations
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