Tag:Aristotle

  • Freedom has many meanings

    Most North Carolinians recognize and agree with the state constitution’s mandate to provide universal access to taxpayer-funded schools. But how should these schools be constituted and governed?…

  • The essential ingredient for a ‘deep education’ 

    About a year ago, Princeton philosopher Robert P. George came to Chapel Hill to speak about civil discourse and diversity of thought with the University of North Carolina System Board of Governors. He returned Feb. 8, but this time he came with Cornel West, a long-time friend…

  • Patriots sought independence and freedom

    To observe that the Americans whose representatives gathered in Philadelphia in 1776 were inconsistent in their commitments to freedom and self-government is not to deny the significance of what transpired that summer.

  • Friday Interview: The Great Tradition

    RALEIGH — What does it mean to be an educated person? Today, Carolina Journal Radio’s Mitch Kokai discusses that question with Richard Gamble, a Professor of History and Political Science at Hillsdale College, and editor of the recent book, The Great Tradition: Classic Readings on What it Means to Be…