The Evolving Book
Socratic and Platonic Political Philosophy: Practicing a Politics of Reading
The Liberal Arts (Image: The Seven Liberal Arts, by Guidi, 1406-86)
The Public Philosophy Journal team at Matrix at MSU, Spring 2014.
The Administrative Life

Featured Post

  • Last week was the first week of the fall semester at Michigan State. It was my first opportunity to welcome new students to campus as Dean of the College of Arts & Letters.

    In order to encourage students to identify with the College and to feel that their Dean is accessible and engaged, we created a fun video, wrote an open letter of welcome, and used Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to celebrate the beginning of our academic journey at MSU.

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Recent Post from the Long Road

  • The places we inhabit habituate us.

    The virtues they cultivate are grounded in the values they embody.

    In 1855, a natural opening in the oak forest of the Burr farm was selected as a fitting site for the creation of the Michigan Agricultural College (M.A.C.) because the place was beautiful and building there would require less clearing.

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Recent Post from the Digital Vita

Recent Post from the Digital Dialogue

  • We held the first Public Philosophy Journal Writing Workshop at the Inn at the Presidio this to facilitate the work of five collaborative projects. On episode 73 of the Digital Dialogue, each collaborative writing team joins me and Mark Fisher to talk about their work, their progress, and the collaborative writing process.

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