Walter Nicgorski

Reflections on “Faith Seeking Understanding”

I am not sure when this concept of “faith seeking understanding” entered my life, but I can
testify that reflection on it has proved very fruitful.

Confession of a Rover Agnostic

Dear readers, it was worse than agnosticism. I was more than skeptical about the Irish Rover’s future. I was a…

A Republic, If You Can Keep It

In 1787 when the delegates to the Constitutional Convention completed their work and as they filed out of the building…

Polarization and Political Philosophy

How a deep education can help overcome political division What has polarization to do with philosophy? Philosophy is, in the…

Crafting a Compromise

DACA and border security

The Awesome Virtues

Professor Walter Nicgorski explores what virtue is as well as its major types

Education Toward Consensus

As was widely noted over the past year, what is sometimes called “the conservative movement” was strongly divided about Donald…

Rediscovering the Carrolls

I recently took special notice of one of the museum cases in Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart. This…