Politics, Van Andel Graduate School of Statesmanship
“Government is the use of violence by some people against other people in order to make the latter do what the first people want. How to justify such behavior is a fascinating question.” ~ Jonathan Ashbach
B.A. Humboldt State University, Politics and Economics, 2012
M.A. Biola University, Christian Apologetics, 2014
M.A. Hillsdale College, Politics, 2017
Dissertation: The Constitutional Thought of James Madison
Political Theory of the American Founding
Contemporary Conservative Political Thought
Shakespeare’s Political Thought
Epistemology and Natural Theology
PHL 236: Ethics. Taught at Jackson College, Spring 2019.
“Reason and the Will of God: The Foundations of John Locke’s Natural Law.” Presented at Association for Core Texts and Courses. Framingham MA, April 2018.
“John Witherspoon’s Critique of Eudaemonism.” Presented at Association for Core Texts and Courses. Dallas TX, April 2017.