Category: Philosophy

Center for Ethics and Culture Fall Conference 2016

I am going to see if I can make it to this conference this year.¬† I’d like to hear Dr. Alasdair MacIntyre speak. Being held at Notre Dame in Indiana, as always. Center for Ethics and Culture Fall Conference 2016

Symposium SA is born!

Today I had a lovely meeting with David Saussy, a brilliant young man who teaches English here in San Antonio. I will be assisting him in establishing a “great books” club in San Antonio, tentatively called Symposium SA. The first…

“Learning Styles” and the classical education

One of the big ideas in the world of education (both K-12 and postsecondary) is the whole notion of “learning styles.” By this, we mean that people have different ways of learning and recalling knowledge and information. For example, some…

On Atheism

I’ve recently read a semi-interesting discussion between some atheists and theists on Howard Rheingold’s Brainstorms. I find such discussions there almost inane, because I really can’t see the point of a bunch of people just going over their same, tired…