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 Robert George to Deliver Keynote Address at the National Summit on Civics in Catholic Education

August 1 4:00 pm – August 2 3:00 pm | 1020 North 2nd Street, Atchison, KS 66002

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Professor George to address the 46th Annual National Conservative Student Conference in 2024 in Washington, DC

July 23 2:00 pm 3:00 pm | JW Marriott, Washington, DC

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“Together at Oxford in the 1980s: The Search for Faith Then and Now” – a discussion with Professor Robert George at the Ethics of Evidence Conference

August 6 9:00 am 10:00 am | Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

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Latest Writings

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

Articles & Essays

Why I’m celebrating fidelity to God, family and country this month

Published Date: June 3, 2024

In 1798, the vice president of our young nation — a man named John Adams — penned a letter to officers of the Massachusetts Militia in which he wrote that “(w)e have no Government armed with Power capable of contending with human Passions unbridled by morality and Religion.” “Our Constitution was made for a moral and religious […]

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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.

Students come to us ‘pre-doctrinated’: Princeton professor

Published Date: May 4, 2024 | Source: Jesse Watters Primetime, Fox News

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