Samuel Gregg

Samuel Gregg is Research Director at the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is also a Visiting Scholar at the Feulner Institute at the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC, a Fellow at the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and a Contributing Editor at Law and Liberty, part of the Liberty Fund Network in Indianapolis, Indiana. The author of 16 books—including the prize-winning The Commercial Society (2007), Wilhelm Röpke’s Political Economy (2010), Becoming Europe (2013), the prize-winning Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization (2019), and over 400 articles and opinion pieces—he writes regularly on political economy, finance, American conservatism, Western civilization, and natural law theory. He served as President of the Philadelphia Society from 2019-2021. He is the General Editor of Lexington Books’ Studies in Ethics and Economics Series.

He also sits on the Academic Advisory Boards of Campion College in Sydney, Australia; the Fundación Burke in Madrid, Spain; the Instituto Fe y Libertad in Guatemala City, Guatemala; the Institute of Economic Affairs in London, United Kingdom; the Argaman Institute in Jerusalem, Israel; as well as the editorial boards of the Journal of Markets and Morality and Revista Valores en la sociedad industrial. In 2001, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a Member of the Mont Pèlerin Society in 2004, and a member of the Royal Economic Society in 2008.

Recent Research by Samuel Gregg

— Jan 7, 2022
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The Essential Natural Law spotlights the philosophical and scholarly tradition, which began during the era of Plato, was greatly expanded prior to the Enlightenment, and influenced the development of moral, political, legal and economic thought in the Western tradition.