Thomas West, author of the new book, The Political Theory of the American Founding, joins us to talk natural rights and how they shaped our Constitution.
Thomas G. West holds the Paul Ermine Potter and Dawn Tibbets Potter Endowed Professorship at Hillsdale College. He is also the author of Vindicating the Founders.
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