Darrell Falconburg

About Darrell Falconburg

Darrell Falconburg is pursuing a Ph.D. in humanities from Faulkner University’s Great Books Honors College. He received a master’s degree in philosophy from Mount Angel Abbey and Seminary and a bachelor’s degree in history from the College of Idaho. He teaches the integrated humanities for a classical high school.

Ideas Still Have Consequences: Richard Weaver on Nominalism & Relativism

By |2020-12-04T13:00:57-06:00December 6th, 2020|Categories: Philosophy, Relativism, Richard M. Weaver, Southern Agrarians|

Richard Weaver’s book “Ideas Have Consequences” presents the harmful effects of nominalism on Western civilization since it gained prominence in the Late Middle Ages. Many of our modern woes stem from the acceptance of nominalism and the rejection of philosophical realism back in the fourteenth century. By the time of his untimely death in 1963 [...]

Revisiting Robert Nisbet’s Conservative Classic

By |2020-10-09T15:40:05-05:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Community, Conservatism, Freedom, Modernity, Robert Nisbet|

In his analysis of alienation in the modern world, Robert Nisbet recognized an important truth about the human person, which makes “The Quest for Community” timely even today: The individual cannot be understood except in relationship to other individuals in time and space. The abstract, autonomous individual does not exist nor can he ever exist. [...]

Who Reads Robert Nisbet Anymore?

By |2020-09-08T15:43:49-05:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: Books, Community, Conservatism, Featured, Government, Robert Nisbet|

Is Robert Nisbet’s “The Quest for Community” a historical artifact or a living source of wisdom? Has his insight into the natural human desire for community become a moot point in light of the rise of the State, which has replaced the church, family, and neighborhood? Of the many books that Robert Nisbet wrote during [...]

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