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

  • 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 Long Road

  • As I begin my tenure as Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Michigan State University I find myself thinking of these lines adapted from Deuteronomy 6:10-12 by Peter Raible: “We build on foundations we did not lay. We warm ourselves at fires we did not light. We sit in the shade of […]

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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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