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Robert Kraynak

Robert Kraynak
Dr. Kraynak is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Freedom & Western Civilization at Colgate University. He teaches courses on American political thought, the history of Western political philosophy, natural law, religion and politics, and conservative political thought. His books include History and Modernity in the Thought of Thomas Hobbes, Christian Faith and Modern Democracy, and In Defense of Human Dignity.
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Natural law jurisprudence seems to be our only salvation—the only way to re-establish the proper hierarchy of laws, the only way to put the prudence back in American jurisprudence...
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Leo Strauss and Eric Voegelin were scholars in the field of political philosophy, yet they did not have an explicit political teaching. They studied the great political philosophers of the past in order to...
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Arguments for Conservatism: A Political Philosophy by Roger Scruton. Conservatives always need to be on the look-out for new arguments to defend their positions, despite their conviction that there is “nothing new...