Conservative Conversations with ISI

Alexandra Hudson on Civility in Politics, The Two Social Contracts, and The Limits of Politeness

October 10, 2023 Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Conservative Conversations with ISI
Alexandra Hudson on Civility in Politics, The Two Social Contracts, and The Limits of Politeness
Show Notes

In this episode:

  • Alexandra Hudson joins the podcast to talk about her new book, The Soul of Civility
  • how Burke and Locke come together with the “vertical” and “horizontal” social compacts that capture the social and political relations of society
  • the difference between politeness and civility, and the limits of politeness in our personal and political life

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