Episode 93: Conservatism: Advantages and Disadvantages
In this episode, Dr. Bulzacchelli and Dr. Smith are joined by our special guest, Joseph Grossheim, a doctoral student in philosophy at the University of St. Thomas’ Thomistic Institute to discuss Conservatism in political philosophy. We cover:
– A reaction to what?
– Defining conservatism
– Custom, Natural Law, Tradition
– Liberalism and Tradition
– Epistemological considerations
– Have conservatives been successful?
– Conservative problems with Progressives
– Unity, Political Order, and the Common Good