Most frequently taught undergraduate courses

The Constitutional Convention, the Federalist essays, and the Anti-Federalist writings

We chatter about how the Founders have influenced us -- but what influenced them?

Including the ethical foundations of politics

What most Western thinkers in most centuries believed, but most of your teachers reject

From the early American colonies to the contemporary American culture wars

Most frequently taught graduate seminars

A close and careful study of the most important work in classical natural law tradition

An examination of the ethical foundations of law and politics, focusing on the moral virtues.

The classical pagans, the great Christian thinkers, and two modern sources of challenge

A flying survey of some of the most influential texts on religion and politics from antiquity to our own time

Classical tradition, early modern revisionism, modern rejection, and contemporary renaissance

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