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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Plenary Speaker for Faith & Veritas ’23 at Harvard Law School
March 30 – April 2 | Cambridge, MA
Robert P. George is author or co-author of more than 500 articles and books.
Articles & Essays
Catholic Teaching on Jews and Judaism
Published Date: December 6, 2022
One of the great stains on the history of the Catholic Church is the contempt—and sometimes worse—that some Catholics, including some leaders of the Church, have over the centuries expressed for Jews and Judaism. Catholics were never required as a matter of doctrine to hold anti-Jewish attitudes or support, much less participate in, the persecution […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Drs. Cornel West and Robert George: Losing friendship due to political polarization a ‘failure of trust’
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