Hadley Arkes on Mere Natural Law with Eric Metaxas and Socrates in the City

Is there a “law” hidden beneath the written law? Hadley Arkes, James Wilson Institute Founder and Co-Director, and Socrates in the Studio host Eric Metaxas sit down to discuss how the framers of the Constitution regarded the “self-evident” truths of the Natural Law as foundational, and how we as a nation can return and revive these principles.

Socrates in the City is a Manhattan-based conversation series hosted by Eric Metaxas and exploring the Big Questions —  “life, God, and other small topics.”

Founder and host of Socrates in the City, Eric Metaxas, is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Martin Luther, If You Can Keep ItBonhoefferAmazing Grace, and Miracles, and has written many other books, including Is Atheism Dead?. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages. He is the host of the nationally syndicated Eric Metaxas Radio Show. Metaxas’s writing has appeared in the The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and many other publications. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.

Prof. Arkes appeared on Metaxas’s radio show in June 2023. You may watch that video here.

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