Political Theory

Liberty and Moral Life in the Works of Spanish Traditionalists and Francis Graham Wilson


This conference examined the works of a select group of Spanish Traditionalists and one of their major interpreters, Francis Graham Wilson, with a special emphasis upon the roles of liberty and the moral life assumed in their writings.


Conference Readings

Antonia, José. José Antonio Primo de Rivera Selected Writings. Edited by Thomas, Hugh. Translated by Lawaetz, Gudie. New York: Harper & Row, 1975.

Balmes, J.. European Civilization. Baltimore: John Murphy & Co., 1850.

Cortés, Don Juan Donoso . An Essay on Catholicism Authority and Order. Westport, CT: Hyperion Press, 1978.

Cortés, Juan Donoso. Selected Works of Juan Donoso Cortés. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000.

Maetzu, Ramiro de. “Introductory Essay.” Acción Española 1, no. 1 (Dec 15 1931): 1-7.

Maeztu, Ramiro de. “Defense of the Hispanic World.” Acción Española 1, no. 5 (16 Feb 1932): 449-457.

Maeztu, Ramiro do. Authority, Liberty and Function in the Light of the War. London: George Allen & Unwin LTD, 1916.

Marañón, Gregorio. The Liberal in the Looking Glass. New Canaan, CT: The Long House, 1964.

Marrero, Vicente. “Conversations with Professor Wilson.” Arriba (June 28 1964): 18.

Pelayo, Marcelino Menéndez. “Indications of Spain's Intellectual Activity in the Last Three Centuries.” Ciencia espanola (1879): 4-28.

Wilson, Francis Graham. Order and Legitimacy. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2004.

Wilson, Francis Graham. Political Philosophy and Cultural Renewal. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2001.