SUNY-Geneseo: Against Sophisticated Cynicism – Socrates’ Philosophic Defense of Morality

On March 31, 2022, the Forum on Constitutionalism and Democracy at SUNY-Geneseo held  a virtual discussion with fellow Gregory McBrayer on modern day morality and what Plato can teach us about solving our own moral and political questions: How can a society revive justice when its moral foundations have been shaken by cynicism, sophistry, and […]

SUNY-Geneseo: What We Talk About When We Talk About Political Speech

On April 8, 2022, the Forum on Constitutionalism and Democracy at SUNY-Geneseo will be holding a virtual discussion with faculty partner Alexander Duff on the place of speech in our common life: Contemporary questions about the place of speech in our common life are sometimes articulated as though speech is violence and therefore violence is […]

SUNY-Geneseo: The Future of the Humanities

On March 23, 2023, the Forum on Constitutionalism and Democracy at SUNY-Geneseo will be hosting Eric Adler to give a lecture on the value and future of the humanities, and on the way that the study of the humanities should (and should not) be defended today. The humanities are not faring well on campus these […]