2017 Acton Lecture: Civic Virtues and the Politics of ‘Full Drift Ahead’

Today almost everyone affirms the importance of ‘values’ but few would insist these are shared moral essentials. How is it that the most common term of our political and even private moralities became so relativistic and what, if anything, could be offered as an alternative?

Law Professor, cultural observer and theorist on religion and pluralism, Professor Iain Benson, will offer some insights and guidance on steps he argues are essential for education, justice and politics in our time.