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“It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all
the evidence. It biases the judgement.” – Sherlock Holmes
Thinker Education offers multi-media courses about The Great Ideas that shape our culture. Based on inquiries from our students, we curate a collection of some of the best content from some of the world’s leading thinkers, creating a forum for the age-old contest of ideas. A pioneer in the “learn-to-earn” movement, Thinker Education rewards students with scholarships for college and other life experiences.
By Serena Sigillito and Robert P. George | Where there is a mutual commitment to truth and truth-seeking, relationships can be built between religious believers and secularists, and they can indeed reason together. The minimum condition is this: interlocutors, however wide and deep their substantive philosophical or other differences, need to share the conviction that business between them is to be conducted in the proper currency of intellectual discourse—namely, reasons, evidence,…
By Bryan Kerns | Teaching Augustine on a college campus is an especially interesting experience these days. I get to expose students to Augustine, his life, world, thought, assumptions, and influence, which is reward enough, but I also get to watch them begin to question their own assumptions as they engage with this figure from the past who feels at once so distant and so close. To use the words of the great master himself: ever ancient, ever new. While preparing for class recently, I came across a chapter of…
By Peter J. Leithart | Not so long ago, we had to imagine these scenes of apocalyptic silence. No longer. We’ve lived them. Our streets have been emptied. Restaurants are closed, parks and playgrounds sealed off with police tape. Weddings and funerals are reduced or canceled, concert halls and museums vacant. For many, Thanksgiving and Christmas never happened. For months, most churches stopped meeting, and some still haven’t fully opened. We’ve operated by one great commandment…