The distinguished Princeton moral and legal philosopher discusses the major themes of his work.
The McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and founding director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University, Robert George is one of the nation’s most distinguished students of legal and moral thought. In this conversation with William Kristol, George discusses the state of American conservatism as well as the condition of freedom of speech and thought on university campuses. He also details the development of his own political and moral views, including his interest in the natural law tradition in moral philosophy. Finally, Kristol and George discuss the importance of social conservatism in our public policy debates today.