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Michael P. Zuckert, Ph.D Speaking Monday, March 15th:


“Slavery & the Constitutional Convention of 1787”

Zuckert (B.A., Cornell University; Ph.D, University of Chicago, 1974) is a Notre Dame professor, and has written on the Constitution, the American Founding, and John Locke.

He is the Nancy Reeves Dreux Professor, works in political philosophy, American constitutional law and theory, and American political thought. He has published Natural Rights and the New Republicanism and The Natural Rights Republic , which was named an outstanding book for 1997 by Choice magazine, as well as many articles on a variety of topics, including George Orwell, Plato’s “Apology,” Shakespeare, and contemporary liberal theory. He also wrote Launching Liberalism: On Lockean Political Philosophy. His most recent book is The Truth about Leo Strauss.  He is currently completing a book called Completing the Constitution: The Post-Civil War Amendments , is co-authoring a book on Machiavelli and Shakesepeare, and has been commissioned to write the volume on John Rawls for a new series on Twentieth Century Political Philosophy .

This community lecture brought to you by BB&T and the Center for the Study of the Principles of the American Founding.

Free Lunch | Boyle Conference Center | 12 noon | March 15
RSVP: Erik S. Root: eroot@westliberty.edu.

Founded in 2009, the Center for the Study of the Principles of the American Founding is West Liberty University’s latest academic endeavor. The Center’s mission is to study the principles of the American Founding and facilitate the study of political philosophy, statesmanship, government, equality, and freedom as it relates to the Founding.

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