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Clemson: The Progressive Origins of the Administrative State
February 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
On February 9, 2023, the Lyceum Program at Clemson University will host Ronald J. Pestritto for a lecture on the administrative state:
Dr. Pestritto’s lecture will describe the nature of the administrative state’s power as well as its origins in the political thought of the American Progressive Era.
Thursday, February 9, 2023 • 5:30 PM EST
Hardin Hall 100 • Clemson University
Free and open to the public.
Ronald J. Pestritto is Graduate Dean and Professor of Politics at Hillsdale College, where he teaches political philosophy, American political thought, and American politics. He holds the Shipley Chair in the American Constitution and is also a Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy.
Open to incoming freshmen, the Lyceum Program, a JMC partner program, is the first college program in the United States to use a Great Books approach to studying liberty, capitalism, the American Founding, and moral character. All Lyceum Scholars are assigned faculty “Socratic Tutors” who guide their intellectual development for their entire four-year education. The Program draws inspiration from the Lyceum School founded by Aristotle in ancient Greece. Lyceum Scholars study the moral principles of a free society, the political ideals of the American Founding and the economic foundations of capitalism.
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