Political Theory

Willmoore Kendall and the Foundations of American Conservatism


This three-session conference provided an introduction to Willmoore Kendall as a political scientist, conservative activist and thinker, and political philosopher. All readings were essays authored or coauthored by Kendall or his correspondence.


Conference Readings

Murley, John A. and John E. Alvis, eds. Willmoore Kendall: Maverick of American Conservatives. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2002.

Kendall, Willmoore. Willmoore Kendall Contra Mundum. Edited by Nellie D. Kendall. Lanham: University Press of America, Inc., 1994.

Kendall, Willmoore. The Conservative Affirmation. Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1963.

Voegelin, Eric and Willmoore Kendall. “The Eric Voegelin-Willmoore Kendall Correspondence.” The Political Science Reviewer XXXIII (2004): 357-412.