Live Class: Aesop’s Fables, “The Cat and the Cock” (03/27/2023)

In this live class, Mr. William C. Michael of the Classical Liberal Arts Academy discusses Aesop’s fable of “the Cat and the Cock” with students in the Academy’s Aesop’s Fables course.

Mr. William C. Michael
Classical Liberal Arts Academy
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Introduction to Classical Ethics, by St. Thomas Aquinas

As the Philosopher says in the beginning of the Metaphysics I.2, “it is the business of the wise man to order”. The reason for this is that wisdom is the most powerful perfection of reason whose characteristic is to know order. Even if the sensitive powers know some things absolutely, … Read more

Live Class (03/20/2023) – Aesop’s Fable, “The Dog in the Manger”

In this live class, Mr. William C. Michael discusses the fable of “The Dog in the Manger” with students in the Academy’s Aesop’s Fables course.

Mr. William C. Michael
Classical Liberal Arts Academy
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The Virtues of Youth

In this video, Mr. William C. Michael discusses Aristotle’s teaching on the “virtues of youth” and how this teaching assists us in raising virtuous children.

Mr. William C. Michael
Classical Liberal Arts Academy
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Who was Epicurus?

Epicurus was a Greek philosopher who lived from 341 to 270 BC. He was born on the island of Samos to a family of Athenian settlers, who had migrated to the island. Epicurus’ father, Neocles, was a school teacher who taught rhetoric and grammar. It is believed that Epicurus inherited … Read more

Epicureanism and Modern Society

While many today imagine “modern science” to be a morally neutral pursuit of truth by means of experiments and observation, the reality is that the Renaissance, Protestant Reformation and Scientific Revolution of the 16th-17th centuries were three-pronged attack on Catholicism and Aristotelianism, which worked to promote the ancient school of … Read more

Aristotle: Everything You Need to Know (2023)

Aristotle is the greatest philosopher to ever live, and his ideas have had a profound impact on Catholic thought, particularly in the areas of ethics, politics, and metaphysics. The Classical Liberal Arts Academy recognizes the importance of Aristotle’s works in Catholic education, and places a strong emphasis on the study … Read more

Why are there No Religious Vocations?

Today, I’d like to talk about why there are no religious vocations in the church today. Why are there no religious vocations in the Church? When I say “no vocations”, obviously, I’m speaking generally, because there are some. There are some religious vocations today. For example, in our diocese here … Read more