Welcome to Then Again! I’m Chair and Professor of Political Science at Samford University; editor of Lexington Books series Politics, Literature, and Film; and Associate Editor Law & Liberty. My Twitter handle is @lee_trepanier.
Ivan Illich (1926-2002) was a one-time Catholic priest, Austrian philosopher, and anarchist social critic of various forms of professional authority. H…
The Pursuit of Wisdom and Happiness in Education: Historical Sources and Contemplative Practices. Sean Steel. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2014. Aimed at pr…
Teacher Education and the Pursuit of Wisdom: A Practical Guide for Education Philosophy Courses. Sean Steel. New York: Peter Lang, 2018. Teacher Educat…
In the past several essays, I have reviewed some of the twentieth and twentieth-first century great thinkers as teachers: Eric Voegelin, Ellis Sandoz, …
In the past couple of essays, I have looked at Leo Strauss and Harvey Mansfield as teachers in a climate of positivism, relativism, and academic medioc…
In my last essay, I wrote about Leo Strauss’ defense of liberal education as a possible antidote to the narrowness of specialization of knowledge and t…
So far I have examined a set of thinkers that could be classified in the same school of thought as “Voegelinian”: Eric Voegelin, Ellis Sandoz, Gerhart …
See all