What is the Agora Institute?

The Agora Institute is an interdisciplinary research center working in the Boston-D.C. corridor and collaborating with faculty and students at the Templeton Honors College and Eastern University.

The Institute was established to nurture and sustain free and humane citizens and institutions in their service to the common good. Its purpose is to cultivate open and honest inquiry into the fundamental virtues, truths, values, and habits required for human flourishing within a free and ordered society, while promoting quality interdisciplinary research and programs.


Fostering discourse across the disciplines and beyond the walls of the academy.

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Academic Programs

Working with students and professors to investigate civic virtue and the common good.

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Asking the further question and examining our social order and political conditions.

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