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Bradley C.S. Watson

Bradley C. S. Watson is professor of politics and Philip M. McKenna Chair in American and Western Political Thought at Saint Vincent College. He is author or editor of many books, including Living Constitution, Dying Faith: Progressivism and the New Science of Jurisprudence, and Ourselves and Our Posterity: Essays in Constitutional Originalism.

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Articles by Bradley C.S. Watson

Based on a True Story

Based on a True Story

The Constitution isn't just a story. It is a founding document that sets well-defined metes and bounds to our common life.
Permanent Things

Permanent Things

Bradley C.S. Watson looks at the nature and significance of Russell Kirk's conservatism.
Two Intellectual Loves Lost

Two Intellectual Loves Lost

Diversity is what has made CMC a particularly rich target of opportunity for the forces now amassing on campuses nationwide. These forces dedicate themselves to promoting an even greater degree of intellectual conformity than currently exists at institutions of higher learning—not to mention a dour apartheid of “safe spaces.”
Call to Arms

Call to Arms

Kevin Vickers and the Spirit of Liberty and Sacrifice.
Limiting Government, But Not Judges

Limiting Government, But Not Judges

In his new book, The Classical Liberal Constitution, Richard Epstein seeks to present a “distinctive synthesis” of constitutional law that is neither progressive nor conservative.
A Plea for Positivism

A Plea for Positivism

A review of The Language of Law and the Foundations of American Constitutionalism, by Gary L. McDowell
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