A Liberal Learning Book List by James V. Schall, S.J.

James Vincent Schall, S.J. was born on January 20th, 1928 in Pocahontas, Iowa. He is an American Jesuit Roman Catholic priest, professor, writer, and philosopher. He received an M.A. in Philosophy at Gonzaga University (1955), a PhD in Political Philosophy from Georgetown University (1960), ordained a Roman Catholic Priest (1963), and received a second M.A. … Continue reading A Liberal Learning Book List by James V. Schall, S.J.

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We Have No Right to Happiness by C.S. Lewis: Quotations

This opinion piece was published in the Saturday Evening Post, December 11, 1963. It was C.S. Lewis' last written work prior to his death. Here he examines the tragedy that awaits those who dispose the eternal law from behind the principle of 'the right to happiness': first it becomes 'the right to (sexual) happiness', and … Continue reading We Have No Right to Happiness by C.S. Lewis: Quotations

What is Liberal Education? By Leo Strauss

What is Liberal Education? By Leo Strauss Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor Department of Political Science The University of Chicago An Address Delivered at the Tenth Annual Graduation Exercises of the Basic Program of Liberal Education for Adults June 6, 1959 Leo Strauss was born in Germany in 1899. Since coming to the United … Continue reading What is Liberal Education? By Leo Strauss