The James Wilson Foundation on Natural Rights and the American Founding

Panel on Lincoln and Statesmanship–Prof. Hadley Arkes at Princeton University

Prof. Hadley Arkes participated in a panel on Lincoln and statesmanship May 17, 2016 during a conference titled “Abraham Lincoln and American Statesmanship: Reconstructing the Law of the Constitution”¬†sponsored by the James Madison Program at Princeton University. The panel, moderated by Prof. Robert George, featured Prof. Allen Guelzo and Richard Brookhiser as well.

Audio courtesy of the James Madison Program.

Law and liberty cannot rationally become the objects of our love, unless they first become the objects of our knowledge.
— James Wilson, Lectures on Law, 1790