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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Morality is the Foundation of Our Nation

Robert Curry’s latest essay links our Constitution to the Scottish Enlightenment’s moral philosophy.  James Madison, the most influential delegate to the Constitutional Convention, was a pupil of Princeton’s John Witherspoon, who had been educated as a Presbyterian minister at the University of Edinburgh (see The Scottish Enlightenment).