American Founding and Crisis of the House Divided

Professor Hadley Arkes taught a class on the intellectual origins of the American system of laws and government. He described the influence… read more

Professor Hadley Arkes taught a class on the intellectual origins of the American system of laws and government. He described the influence of Aristotle and Enlightenment thinkers on the Founding Fathers as well as Abraham Lincoln. Using examples from slavery and secession, the class discussed how moral truths relate to laws decided by a majority. close

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American Founding and Crisis of the House Divided

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Program ID:
414917-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 2016 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 05, 2017 | 5:30am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Nov 26, 2016 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2016 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 05, 2017 | 5:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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