Interview with Professor Livingston
Post Show Show 06/06/2011
2011 Mike Church
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Mike welcomes Professor Livingston to the June 6th, 2011 edition of the Post Show Show for a necessary discussion of the historical precedents surrounding nullification, secession, and how unlike our former British masters, the people not parliament are the ultimate sovereigns. Let us not discount the absolute importance of understanding this core precept as it was the American War for Independence that first made this fact of our Natural Rights plain and absolute. (Video after the Jump)
About Professor Donald Livingston
Ph.D., Washington University, 1965
Research: History of modern philosophy (especially Hume and the Scottish Enlightenment), philosophy of history, political philosophy.
Selected Publications: Author of Hume’s Philosophy of Common Life (Chicago, 1984); Philosophical Melancholy and Delirium (Chicago, 1998). Co-Editor of Hume, A Re-evaluation; Liberty in Hume’s “History of England”; Hume as Philosopher of Society, Politics, and History.
Currently engaged in a book-length study on the moral, legal, and philosophical meaning of secession.
Fellowships and Honors: Member of editorial board of Hume Studies; National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow (1978-79).
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