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Why Patrick Deneen Failed

It's already an amazon dot hell best-seller in political theory.

Living These Relationships, Every Day

"Therefore, it is clear that the care of the household concerns human beings more than material property..." Aristotle, Politics "Here Aristotle infers that the chief aim...

This is Our Story

“For the man that is truly good and wise, we think, bears all the chances of life becomingly and always makes the best of...

What Aristotle Says about Christmas

My piece at Ethika Politika: Aristotle's Key to Christmas

Aristotle on Talking to Yourself

“The virtuous man wishes to converse with himself.” Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, IX Conversations with oneself. They could be a sign that something is wrong. But...

Surfing into Forgetfulness

“And wicked men seek for people with whom to spend their days, and shun themselves; for they remember many a grievous deed when they...

You, Child, are Our Bond

“And children seem to be a bond of union.” Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics Moved by these words of Aristotle, I write here... An Open Letter to My...

Living with Former Friends

“Surely he should keep a remembrance of their former intimacy…” Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics Sometimes it feels like Aristotle foresaw all the vicissitudes of my life....

Knowing the Place We Call Home

“He who intends to practice economy aright ought to be fully acquainted with the places in which his labor lies…” Aristotle, Economics Aristotle often provides...

For the Sake of the Children

“… but the soul of the hearer must be prepared by good habits to rejoice in the good and hate the evil, just as...