. . . Vodraska gathers together an important collection of [his] reflections on themes pertinent to what might be called "familial moral philosophy,". . . Although Vodraska is perhaps an unknown figure for many readers, I think his essays should be digested by the bro9ader community of those favorable to the natural law, for they represent the thoughtful and erudite reflections of. . . someone who quite clearly understands (and has well articulated) the importance of the irreducible order of family life in human morality.