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Note: The following entry is from Dr. Owen Anderson (Arizona State University), a Fellow of the Institute for Classical Education This is the third part in my series on the Academy.  In my previous post I considered the pre-skeptic.  You are a pre-skeptic when you think you know but you do not know.  There is the appearance...

For more than 40 years, Louise Glück has been publishing poetry that pierces through life’s quotidian details into deeper veins of meaning. Her themes brood upon loneliness, divorce, and death, leaving little respite from the darker features of existence. Yet, there is in her depiction of nature a sense of the doubleness of life: its goodness alongside its fading temporality.  In one of her five-stanza narratives, entitled “Averno,” Glück scans the horizon...

The advancements of modern science are generally a compilation of empirical quantities and an understanding of material composition. While there are incredible scientific leaps in these two respects, it is also in a sense, incomplete. The progressive gain is matched by a progressive loss in the focus of what objectively and naturally makes living beings what...

The advancements of modern science are generally a compilation of empirical quantities and an understanding of material composition. While there are incredible scientific leaps in these two respects, it is also in a sense, incomplete. The progressive gain is matched by a progressive loss in the focus of what objectively and naturally makes living beings what...