Cultivate friends you disagree with, as well as those with whom you agree, because together you’ll locate the soft spot in your own thinking and find common ground to build on.

– Robert P. George

Although both my grandfathers encountered ethnic prejudice, they viewed this as an aberration – a failure of some Americans to live up to the nation’s ideals. America in their eyes was a land of unsurpassed blessing. It was a nation of which they were proud and happy to become citizens.

– Robert P. George

People who are aware that they are making contestable assumptions are much more likely to recognize that reasonable people of goodwill can, in fact, disagree — even about matters of profound human and moral significance.

– Robert P. George

Meet Robert P. George

American legal scholar, political philosopher, and public intellectual, Robert P. George serves as the sixth McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.

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Upcoming Events

Professor George to Offer Commencement Address at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary

May 18 | St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, NY

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Professor George – Blackstone Legal Fellowship Summer Program Session

June 4 2:15 pm 3:30 pm | Landsdowne, VA

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Latest Writings

Robert P. George is author or co-author of more than 500 articles and books.

Articles & Essays

Are Human Embryos Human Beings?

Published Date: March 18, 2024

Among the constants in human history is this: When people want to justify killing, enslaving, or otherwise abusing a class of their fellow human beings, they first dehumanize them. I suspect that the dehumanization of the victims is typically meant not only to persuade others to go along or look the other way; it is also […]

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Books

Mind, Heart, and Soul: Intellectuals and the Path to Rome

Published Date: October 31, 2018

In a series of fascinating interviews, a cradle Catholic (Robert P. George) and an adult convert (R. J. Snell), offer the stories of sixteen converts, each a public intellectual or leading voice in their respective fields, and each making a significant contribution to the life of the Church. Mind, Heart, and Soul is a Surprised […]

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Music

A West Virginia native, Robby George is a blue grass banjo and guitar player, often combining his “picking” with conversation to both entertain and educate his audiences.

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Multimedia

Robert P. George has appeared on numerous reputable talk shows, often speaking with or debating men and women across the proverbial aisle, to provide his opinions of topics of national concern.

Let’s Celebrate Fidelity Month Instead of Pride Month

Published Date: February 23, 2024 | Source: Commonwealth Policy Center

In this week’s edition of The Commonwealth Matters we are joined by Prof. Robert P. George of Princeton University to discuss celebrating Fidelity Month in June, a month dedicated to the importance of fidelity to God, spouses and families, and our country and communities.

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