Phillip Johnson Bibliography
Defeating Darwinism --
By Opening Minds
InterVarsity Press, 1997.
Reason in the Balance:
The Case Against Naturalism in Science, Law & Education
InterVarsity Press, 1995.
Darwin on Trial
Regnery Gateway, 1991. Revised edition (with response to critics),
InterVarsity Press, 1993. Chinese and Spanish translations are
also in print.
Criminal Law: Cases, Materials, and Text
West Pub. Co., Fifth edition 1995.
Criminal Procedure: Cases and Commentary
West Publishing Company, Second Edition 1994.
"Retroactivity in Retrospect," 56 Calif. L. Rev.
"Multiple Punishment and Consecutive Sentences: Reflections
on the Neal Doctrine," 58 Calif. L. Rev. 357 (1970)
"Federal Parole Procedures," 25 Administrative Law
Rev. 459- 529 (1973)
"The Unnecessary Crime of Conspiracy," 61 Calif.
L. Rev. 1137 (1973). Reprinted in A Criminal Law Anthology, Arnold
H. Loewy ed., Anderson Publishing Company, 1992; A Corporate and
White Collar Crime Anthology (L. Orland ed., Anderson Pub. Co.
"The Accidental Decision and How it Happens," 65
Calif. L. Rev. 231 (March 1977).
Messinger and Johnson, "California's Determinate Sentencing
Statute: History and Issues," in Determinate Sentencing -
Reform or Regression.
"Problems in American Legal Education and Practice,"
23 Seoul (Korea) Law Journal 6 (1982)
"Do You Sincerely Want to Be Radical?" 36 Stanford
Law Review 247 (1984)
"The Return of the 'Christian Burial Speech' Case,"
32 Emory Law Journal 349 (1983).
"Strict Liability: The Prevalent View," in Encyclopedia
of Crime and Justice (Kadish ed., Free Press 1983).
"Cruel and Unusual Punishment," in Encyclopedia of
Crime and Justice (Kadish ed. Free Press 1983).
"Book Review Essay" on N. Norris, Madness and the
Criminal Law and American Psychiatric Association, Statement on
the Insanity Defense, 50 U. Chicago L. Rev. 1534 (1983).
"The Turnabout in the Insanity Defense," in Tonry
& Morris ed., Crime and Justice: An Annual Review of Research,
Vol. 6 (1984).
"Concepts and Compromise in First Amendment Religious
Doctrine," 72 Calif. L. Rev. 817 (1984). Reprinted in The
International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory (T. Campbell
ed. Dartmouth Pub. Co., England, 1991), and (partial) in The First
Amendment: A READER (J. Garvey & F. Schauer ed., West Pub.
"A Statutory Replacement for the Miranda Doctrine,"
24 American Criminal Law Review 303 (1987).
"Some Thoughts about Natural Law," 75 California
Law Review 217, (1987).
"The ACLU Philosophy and the Right to Abuse the Unborn,"
Criminal Justice Ethics, Winter/Spring 1990, p. 48. Reprinted
in Expecting Trouble: Surrogacy, Fetal Abuse & New Reproductive
Technologies (P. Boling ed., Westview 1995).
Symposium: "Evolution as Dogma: The Establishment of Naturalism,"
First Things, Sept.-Oct. 1990.
"Response to Critics," First Things, November, 1990.
"Comparing Hostage Takers," Pascal Centre Notebook,
"The Creationist and the Sociobiologist: Two Stories about
Illiberal Education," Calif. Law Review, vol. 80, p. 1071,
"Creator or Blind Watchmaker?", First Things, January,
Debate on this essay appeared under the title "God and
Evolution: An Exchange between Howard Van Till and Phillip E.
Johnson," First Things, June/July 1993.
"The Modernist Impasse in Law," in God & Culture,
Carson & Woodbridge ed., Eerdmann's, 1993, pp. 180-194. This
essay was also published in First Things, March 1993, with the
title "Nihilism and the End of Law."
"What is Darwinism?" in the collection Man and Creation:
Perspectives in Science and Theology, Michael Bauman ed., Hillsdale
College Press, 1993. This Collection also included the VanTill/Johnson
debate, reprinted from the June/July 1993 issue of First Things
School Vouchers and the United States Constitution," in
The School Choice Controversy: What is Constitutional?, James
W. Skillen ed., Baker Books, 1993
"What Causes AIDS? It's an Open Question," (with
Charles A. Thomas, Jr. and Kary B. Mullis). Reprinted in Our Times:
Readings from Recent Periodicals (R. Atwan ed., Bedford Books
of St. Martin's, 4th ed. 1995).
"Darwinism's Rules of Reasoning," (keynote address)
and "Darwinism and Theism," in Darwinism: Science or
Philosophy (J. Buell and V. Hearn ed., Foundation for Thought
and Ethics, 1994). This collection comprises the papers presented
at a Conference on my book Darwin on Trial at Southern Methodist
University in Dallas in 1992. A revised version of my keynote
address "Darwinism's Rules of Reasoning" was also published
in The California Anthropologist (1992 issue) and in the Italian
journal Rivista di Biologia, Biology Forum 87, 1994, pp.297-319.
"The Thinking Problem in HIV-Science," in AIDS: Infectious
or Not? (Duesberg ed. Kluwer 1995)
"Is God Unconstitutional?", 66 Univ. of Colorado
Law Review 461 (1995).
"Honesty is the Best Policy," The Scientist, April
17, 1995, p. 12.
"Shouting Heresy in the Temple of Darwin," Christianity
Today, October 24, 1994, pp. 22-26.
"HIV and AIDS: The Present State of the Controversy,"
Reappraising AIDS (Dec. 1994).
"AIDS and the Dog That Didn't Bark," Insight, Feb.
14, 1994, pp. 24-26
"What (If Anything) Hath God Wrought: Academic Freedom
and the Religious Professor," Academe, Sept./Oct. 1995
L. Weinreb, Importing Justice 87 Yale L.J. 406 (1977)
D. Pannick, Judicial Review of the Death Penalty 31 American
Journal of Comparative Law 138 (1983)
D.A.J. Richards, Sex, Drugs,and the Law: an Essay on Human
Rights and Overcriminalization, 33 Journal of Legal Education
G. Edward White, Earl Warren: A Public Life, 66 Judicature
W.R. Bird, The Origin of Species Revisited, 7 Constitutional
Commentary 1801 (1990)
Anthony Lewis, Gideon's Trumpet, (Introduction to the Legal
Mike Bryan, Chapter and Verse, First Things, Dec. 1991, p.
David M. Raup, Extinction: Bad Genes or Bad Luck?, The Atlantic,
Vol. 269, No. 2 (Feb 1992).
Carl Degler, In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival
of Darwinism in American Social Thought, in First Things, May
1993, p. 38.
Stephen L. Carter, The Culture of Disbelief, in First Things,
December, 1993, p. 48.
George M. Marsden, The Soul of the American University, and
Douglas Sloan, Faith and Knowledge, in First Things, March 1995,
Robert F. Nagel, Judicial Power and American Character, in
First Things, May 1995, p. 62.
Peter Washington, Madame Blavatsky's Baboon, First Things,
June/July 1995, p. 45.
John Brockman, The Third Culture, Books and Culture, Sept./Oct.
Daniel Dennett, Darwin's Dangerous Idea, The New Criterion,
October, 1995. [See also correspondence published in the issues
for February and March 1966.]
Steven D. Smith, Preordained Failure: The Quest for a Constitutional
Principle of Religious Freedom; and William Bentley Ball, Mere
Creatures of the State? Education, Religion, and the Courts, Books
and Culture, November/December 1995.
Paul Jerome Croce, Science and Religion in the Era of William
James: The Eclipse of Certainty, 1820-1880, in Books and Culture,
Richard Posner, Overcoming Law, First Things, January 1996.
Elinor Burkett, The Gravest Show on Earth: America in the Age
of AIDS, First Things, March, 1966.