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Phronesis News Archive

Phronesis Junior Fellows

The Phronesis program in politics and ethics recently welcomed a group of junior fellows, who enjoy exploring the difficult questions that arise when one refuses to separate the ethical life from political action.

UH Moment: Presidential Proclamations 

Honors College professor Jeremy Bailey is featured in this UH Moment on the Presidential Proclamation Project.

2010 Texas Book Festival

Professor Tamler Sommers' recent book A Very Bad Wizard (McSweeny's Press) was selected for the 2010 Texas Book Festival in Austin, October 16-17.

Investigating Punishment

Punishment poster presentation

Professor Tamler Sommers recently finished teaching his research-intensive philosophy course, Punishment, which culminated in public poster presentations for his students' research results.

Phronesis: The 'Gadflly' in the Polis

Krystafer Redden and professor Andy Little gave a presentation at the National Collegiate Honors Council conference in 2009 describing the Phronesis: A Program in Politics and Ethics program at The Honors College.

2009 Lence Master Teacher Thomas Pangle

The 2009 Lence Master Teacher Residency featured professor Thomas Pangle, who spoke on Machiavelli, medieval politics, the American Founding, and classical Islam during his time visiting The Honors College.

The First Year

The Phronesis: A Program in Politics and Ethics minor looks back at the courses and events that gave it a successful first year.

Launching the Phronesis: A Program in Politics and Ethics Minor

Starting in 2008, The Honors College launched the Phronesis: A Program in Politics and Ethics minor.