Gregory Collins

Gregory Collins

About Gregory Collins

Gregory Collins is a doctoral student in Political Theory and American Politics at The Catholic University of America. He has previously worked for Washington Post columnist George F. Will and interned at The Heritage Foundation.

John Locke and Conservatism: Indispensable or Antithetical?

By |2018-12-18T17:45:31-05:00June 28th, 2013|Categories: American Founding, Conservatism, John Locke|

Does John Locke offer enduring principles of political philosophy that harmonize with the conservative tradition? One of the puzzling trends in contemporary American conservative thought is the insistence that John Locke and conservatism as outlined by Russell Kirk have little to do with one another. Conservative critics have accused Locke of promoting materialistic individualism, [...]