The James Wilson Institute on Natural Rights and the American Founding

Upcoming Events

  • 2 Aug

    James Wilson Fellowship

    TBD, 4:00 pm
    Prof. Arkes and the James Wilson Institute will be hosting the 2020 James Wilson Fellowship from August 2 - 7. This week of intensive seminars...
  • 28 Aug

    James Wilson Alumni Conference

    TBD, 6:00 pm
    For the first time, the James Wilson Institute will be hosting a private conference by and for the Alumni of our James Wilson Fellowship. The...

Recent Commentary

All men are by nature equal and free. No one has a right to any authority over another without his consent
— James Wilson, Considerations on the Nature and Extent of the Legislative Authority of the British Parliament, 1774