Thaddeus Kozinski

The Uselessness of Liberal Education: An Apology

maecenas-presenting-the-liberal-arts-to-emperor-augustus-1743 October 28, 2013
It is necessary for the perfection of human society that there should be men who devote their lives to contemplation. –St. Thomas Aquinas  The trouble with mere pragmatism is that it doesn’t work. –G. K. Chesterton I would like to…
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Why the Christian Philosopher and Christian College Need Each Other

Botticelli, detail from St. Augustine in his Study October 18, 2012
As Alasdair MacIntyre has shown, human knowledge is both “tradition-constituted” and “tradition-dependent,” as well as “tradition-transcendent.” And as he suggests in his latest book, God, Philosophy, Universities: A Selective History of the Catholic Philosophical Tradition, that institution most indispensable for the…
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