The Case for Natural Law

The Case for Natural Law

By Prof. Hadley Arkes
On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, the Cincinnatus League and the Political Science and Economics Department hosted a lecture by Prof. Hadley Arkes, a leading expert in constitutional law and a Jewish Catholic convert. The talk was titled “The Case for Natural...
Socratism as a Vocation

Socratism as a Vocation

By Dr. Molly Flynn
Dr. Molly Flynn, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Assumption College, delivered a lecture entitled “Socratism as a Vocation.” The lecture was sponsored by ISI and the Department of Political Science and Economics.  
The Future of Our Liberty is Confusing

The Future of Our Liberty is Confusing

By Dr. Peter Lawler
On November 3, Dr. Peter Lawler of Berry College delivered a lecture to Christendom students and faculty in St. Kilian’s Cafe entitled “The Future of Our Liberty is Confusing.” Lawler, a Dana Professor in Government at Berry College in Rome, Georgia, spoke about the...
Prudence and Economic Models of Choice

Prudence and Economic Models of Choice

By Dr. Andrew Yuengert
Author and Economist Dr. Andrew M. Yuengert delivered a lecture entitled “Prudence and Economic Models of Choice” at Christendom College on November 30. Yuengert explained that there are things in the Aristotelian account of human behavior that cannot be...
Freedom for All: An Integral Approach to Economic Development

Freedom for All: An Integral Approach to Economic Development

By Dr. Sophia Aguirre
Dr. Sophia Aguirre, an associate professor of economics at the Catholic University of America, delivered a lecture entitled “Freedom for All: An Integral Approach to Economic Development.” Aguirre earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Notre...
The Problem of “Liberalism”: Lessons from John Henry Newman

The Problem of “Liberalism”: Lessons from John Henry Newman

By Dr. Joshua Hochschild
On October 6, Dr. Joshua Hochschild delivered a lecture entitled “The Problem of ‘Liberalism’: Lessons from John Henry Newman” to students and faculty at Christendom College. Hochschild, an Associate Professor of Philosophy and the Dean of the...
Urbanism: Old and New, Past and Future, Continuities and Discontinuities

Urbanism: Old and New, Past and Future, Continuities and Discontinuities

By Philip Bess
Author and architect Philip Bess delivered a fascinating lecture on “New Urbanism” to over 100 young conservative professionals and students on August 4 at the District Chophouse in Washington, D.C. Bess, a Professor of Architecture and the Director of Graduate...
Men of Great Faith: The Democratic Vision of the Anti-Federalists

Men of Great Faith: The Democratic Vision of the Anti-Federalists

By Dr. Patrick Deneen
“It turns out that the conservatives were the opponents to the Constitution and the liberals were the authors of the Constitution,” Georgetown Associate Professor of Government Dr. Patrick Deneen said in a lecture entitled “Men of Great Faith: The Democratic...
Docilitas: Its Importance for Liberal Education and Knowing What it Is

Docilitas: Its Importance for Liberal Education and Knowing What it Is

By Fr. James Schall
The Cincinnatus League of Christendom College and the Intercollegiate Studies Institute sponsored Schall’s lecture, which was entitled “Docilitas: Its Importance for Liberal Education and Knowing What It Is.” Schall, a Professor in the Department of Government at...