Civic Friendship, Civic Virtue: Hertog Conversations with Colleen Sheehan

Colleen Sheehan

Hertog Foundation | 2020

In this conversation, Professor Colleen Sheehan discusses the crucial role played by civic friendship, and what happens to a polity when that friendship corrodes. Professor Sheehan, drawing from a deep familiarity with the Founding Fathers (especially James Madison), will clarify the connection between civic friendship and civic virtue, developing a robust sense of how living well and living well together are linked.

This conversation was recorded via Zoom on July 9, 2020, and was moderated by Jenna Silber Storey (Furman University). This conversation was part of the 2020 Political Studies Program.

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