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Alasdair MacIntyre, March 2009.

Alasdair MacIntyre: True friendships are rare, but possible

Nov 17, 2019

By Mary Farrow

For Aristotle, the definition of perfect friendship was so narrow that precious few could achieve it.  Read more

No monkey business: Chimps don’t have human rights, philosophers say

May 11, 2018

By Perry West

After a New York judge said that courts must seriously consider whether animals deserve some legal protections afforded to people,... Read more

Alvin Plantinga.

Big honors for scholar who revitalized Christian philosophy

Apr 27, 2017

Philosopher Alvin Plantinga has won the prestigious Templeton Award for once again making belief in God “a serious option within... Read more

Jacques-Louis David's depiction of "The Death of Socrates", the event which Fr. Schall calls "the foundation of political philosophy."

Revelation helps answer reason's questions, priest scholar says

Jan 14, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

In a new work exploring the connection between revelation and political philosophy, Fr. James Schall argues that revelation is an... Read more

Rocco Buttiglione speaks with CNA on Oct. 30 2013

Women uniquely understand 'truth of man,' philosopher says

Nov 4, 2013

By Elise Harris

In light of Pope Francis’ call for a deeper theology of women, a leading Italian philosopher spoke of the importance... Read more