One of the greats, to be sure–Socrates in his last moments.
A rather in-depth look at how Machiavelli inverted the western Socratic project. Please note two things: 1) I’m terribly biased in this lecture; and 2) I tell a beautiful (at least to me) but personal story of my… Read More
Lecture 10 of Western Heritage: Socrates on Ethics and Plato on Democracy.
Since returning from my trip to South Sudan several weeks ago, a number of people have asked me how visiting one of the poorest, most violent countries in the world has affected my belief in God. The question usually… Read More
A seminal issue of the Bookman. Every article deals with a book Kirk considered to be one of the most important of the 1970s: William T. Couch’s THE HUMAN POTENTIAL. University Bookman, Winter 1975 (full issue)