ON-Lion Letter
In the first installment of "Wright On" -- his monthly "diavlog," a form of video blog, for the John Templeton Foundation's new Big Questions Online (BQO) website -- Robert Wright discusses how we reason about the human good with Bradley Prize recipient Robert P. George, a leading scholar of modern natural-law theory.

Their hour-long conversation, broken up into shorter viewable segments, covers natural law vs. utilitarianism, why friendship is good, euthanasia and human dignity, natural law and conservatism, what can be done in the name of the greater good, and just-war theory.

George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, where he also directs the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.  He is a member of the Task Force on the Virtues of a Free Society at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, as well.  His many books include In Defense of Natural Law.

The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee supports Princeton's James Madison Program.  The diavlog is a joint production of BQO and bloggingheads.tv.
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