Enlightenment," will be held January 25-27 on the
campuses of Claremont McKenna College and Claremont Graduate School. Co-sponsored by the Henry
Salvatori Center for the Study of Freedom in the
Modern World and the Claremont Institute for the
Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy, the
conference addresses the roots of the Enlightenment,
and its philosophical, theological, and political
A keynote dinner will be held on Thursday, January
25, at 6:00 p.m. in the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum,
preceded by a 5:30 p.m. reception. The speaker will be
William A. Rusher. A leading figure in the American
conservative movement for more than 30 years, as a
syndicated columnist, television commentator, and
publisher of National Review, Mr. Rusher recently became a Claremont Institute senior fellow. He speaks on
"The Twilight of the Enlightenment?"
Six panels will follow, on Friday in Albrecht Auditorium (CGS), and on Saturday in Davidson Lecture Hall (CMC). Participants include Richard John Neuhaus
(Institute on Religion and Public Life), Ernest van den
Haag (Fordham University), John Gray (Oxford University), Jerry Weinberger (Michigan State University),
Thomas Pangle (University of Toronto), Eva Brann (St.
John's College-Annapolis), Ralph Lemer (University of
Chicago), Ernest Fortin (Boston College), Ellis Sandoz
(Louisiana State University), and Gerhard Niemeyer
(Notre Dame University).
Please fill out the enclosed reservation form, if you
wish to attend the reception and dinner preceding Mr.
For further information, contact the Henry Salvatori