Author: Glenn Ellmers and J. Eric Wise

features

Keeping Nature in Science—and Politics

Leo Strauss would want us to pursue the question of teleology in nature. Natural right depends on it.

discourse

Cosmic & Biological Teleology

We appreciate Professor Arnhart’s notice of, and comments on, our essay at his blog. As we note, we are in broad agreement with those Straussians—including Roger Masters, the early Leon Kass, and Arnhart himself—who argue that modern science does not refute the possibility of natural right.  We differ with Arnhart, however, in a few particulars. …

essays

Skepticism, Experience, and Science

The crisis of modern liberalism and science requires skeptical political philosophy—but skeptical political philosophy is itself undergoing a crisis.