Micah Watson

Micah Watson is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Politics and Religion at Union University. HIs broad research interests include political philosophy, politics and religion, politics and literature, and ethics and public policy. He is currently working on several projects which include how John Locke’s religious views influenced his political theory, the biblical thought of Leo Strauss and Ernest Fortin, and a collaborative effort with his political theory counterparts at Wheaton and Westmont to consider the possibility of an evangelical tradition of political thought.

C.S. Lewis and Aristotle on civic friendship
2 Nov 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: Aristotle, C.S. Lewis, politics
When politics poisons the roots of our relationships.

Prisoners in the American cave: Why Liberalism Failed
25 May 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: founding fathers, liberalism, Locke
A brilliant and provocative account of liberal modernity.

The best defence is a good offence: C.S. Lewis’s Abolition of Man
4 May 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: C.S. Lewis, Natural Law Theory, relativism
A new edition of the underappreciated classic.

Neo vs. the Karate Kid
10 Jul 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, film reviews
The Matrix and The Karate Kid offer two competing views of the relationship between how we learn and how we understand human nature.

Why we can’t not legislate morality
11 Nov 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: law, morality
All legislation is moral. The sooner we recognize this fact, the better.

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