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Forum on Liberty and the American Founding: Hume and the Politics of Enlightenment Bookmark and Share

Oct 24

4 p.m. @ Johnson Auditorium, Wall 116

Thomas Merrell, associate professor of government in the School of Public Affairs at American University in Washington, D.C., gives a talk on his recent book, Hume and the Politics of Enlightenment (2015), which won the Delba Winthrop Prize for Best Recent Work in Political Philosophy.

Merrill is also co-editor of three edited volumes, including The Political Thought of the Civil War (2018), and has held fellowships from Harvard, Princeton, and the American Enterprise Institute.

The Forum on Liberty and the American Founding is sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies and seeks to engage students and members of the Coastal Carolina University community with the vital issues of political theory and American politics.

Contact Department of Politics for additional information