The University of Texas at Austin - Civitas Institute

“Moderate Liberalism and the Scottish Enlightenment” Book Launch

Montesquieu, Hume, Smith and Ferguson

December 01
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM Littlefield Home (302 W. 24th St.) RSVP
Constantine Christos Vassiliou’s Moderate Liberalism and the Scottish Enlightenment Montesquieu, Hume, Smith and Ferguson Friday, December 1, 2023 Littlefield Home (second floor) 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Author-Meets-Critics Roundtable

Littlefield Home (second floor) 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Chair: Lee Ward (Baylor University)

Critics: Jeffrey Church (University of Houston); Luke Foster (University of Notre Dame); Nathaniel Gilmore (University of Texas at Austin); Thomas Pangle (University of Texas at Austin) ; Andrea Radasanu (Northern Illinois University) 

Author’s Response: Constantine Vassiliou (The Civitas Institute, UT Austin)


Book LaunchModerate Liberalism and the Scottish Enlightenment

Littlefield Home (second floor)

5:30 pm  Reception: French Wine (Chateau de Rochemorin, Montesquieu’s former Estate) & hors d’oeuvres

6:10 pm  Welcome Remarks by Justin Dyer (Civitas Institute, Director)

6:15 pm  Presentation: “Montesquieu: The Entrepreneurial Vigneron” by Charlie Leary (PhD Cornell University), Wine Historian; Circle of Wine Writers—Member

6:30 pm  Lee Ward’s Introductory Remarks

6:35 pm  Author’s Presentation: Constantine Vassiliou

6:50 pm  Q&A

7:10  Wine Reception Cont.

7:30  Close

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Meeting ID: 999 4845 4605

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