Vital Remnants
Vital Remnants
May 2, 2022
5.10 The Roots of American Order | Eighteenth-Century Intellects with Dr. Khalil Habib
Play • 1 hr 8 min

McConnell Center Director Dr. Gary Gregg and Dr. Khalil Habib, Associate Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, explore four of the leading intellects of the Eighteenth Century who influenced American Order: Baron de Montesquieu, Edmund Burke, William Blackstone, and David Hume.

Corresponding Reading 

Chapter 10, pp. 347-391 of Russell Kirk, The Roots of American Order

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  • Host: Dr. Gary L. Gregg II, McConnell Center Director
  • Guest: Dr. Khalil Habib, Hillsdale College
  • Producer and Editor: Will Randolph, McConnell Scholar 
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