The ‘Practical Man’ of Spain and the Novatores of the Late Seventeenth Century
Friday, June 14th
The Philosopher of FOMO: Tocqueville and the Paradoxes of Digital Individualism
Rory Schacter Ph. D.
Thursday, June 13th
Tocqueville's and J.S. Mill's thoughts on liberalism and empire
Heather Pangle Ph. D.
Wednesday, June 5th
A house divided? Marriage, divorce, and the family in the moral economy of Adam Smith.
Friday May 31st
Love and the Path of Ascent
Matthew T. Lee Ph. D.
Thursday May 30th
Abstraction in Motion: A Choreographic Approach to Modernism
Cécile Guédon Ph. D.
Assistant Professor in French and European Studies at UCLA
Visiting Lecturer in Theater, Dance, and Media at Harvard University
Tuesday May 28th
The Neoliberalization of Relationships
Aaron M. Renn
Friday April 5th
Adam Smith and Edmund Burke on Commerce, Virtue, and the Limits of Empire.
Gregory Collins, Ph. D.
Department of Political Science
Friday March 29th
How Can China Get Out of Cycle of Dynasties? A Tocquevillian Perspective
Jianxun Wang, Ph. D.
Friday March 22nd
The Future for Beauty: Recovering from the Cultural Hangover of the 20th Century
Friday March 15th
Freedom and the Market in the Conservative Mind: the Political Thought of the American Whig Party
Professor Alex Zakaras
Friday March 8th
Gay is the Opposite of Fundamentalist: Symbolic Sympathy among American Elites
Professor Darel Paul
Friday February 15th
Music and the End of History: Theodor Adorno’s Philosophy of Music
Dr. George Harne
Thursday February 7th
“In the Beginning was a Crime”: Power and Politics in Arendt, Foucault, and the Apocalypse
-J. David Franks Ph. D
Tuesday December 11th
Cultural Heritage in Armed Conflict - How An Evolving Political Concept Can Redefine Just War
-Dr. Esha Senchaudhuri
Friday November 9th
Michel Henry's Philosophy of Work: Labor Between Life and the World - Jeff Hanson Ph.D
Human Flourishing Program at Harvard, Research Associate in Philosophy
Friday October 26th
Winston Churchill’s “The River War” - Dr. James Muller
Department of Political Science, University of Alaska Anchorage
Friday October 12th
Patterns of Lawmaking during Crisis - Dr. Wolf von Laer
CEO Students for Liberty
Friday, September 7th
Hume, Kant and The National Economy - Fr. Jeffrey Langan Ph.D.
Friday, April 6th at 12:15pm at Our Offices
Fr. Jeffrey Langan Ph.D. was ordained a priest in 2015, however, prior to his vocational shift he taught at Notre Dame and was later appointed the Chair of the Department of Liberal Studies at Holy Cross College at Notre Dame. He holds two Ph.D.s in political theory and has published a book on the influence of the French Revolution on pivotal thinkers such as Immanuel Kant and John Adams and has a forthcoming book on Pope Pius VI and his confrontation of the French Revolution.
In this talk (below) Fr. Langan guides us through the history of political economy from the perspective of Heinrich Pesch S.J.