Lee Trepanier

About Lee Trepanier

Lee Trepanier is a Professor of Political Science at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama where he teaches political philosophy, constitutional law, and American Politics. His research is in Eric Voegelin; Politics and Literature; Religion and Politics; Democracy and Education; and Teaching and Learning Political Science. He is also the editor of the Lexington Books series Politics, Literature, and Film and the academic website, VoegelinView.

Teaching in an Age of Ideology: Eric Voegelin

By |2019-11-07T12:08:44-06:00January 6th, 2013|Categories: Education, Eric Voegelin, Ideology|Tags: |

In my last post about teaching in an age of ideology, I proposed that one needs to illuminate to students about how to live according to the true, the beautiful, and the good. Now what exactly constitutes these goods has elicited an array of different responses from some of the most prominent thinkers as teachers in this [...]

Teaching in an Age of Ideology

By |2015-05-19T23:10:18-05:00December 22nd, 2012|Categories: Classics, Education, Ideology, Socrates|Tags: |

What does it mean to teach in an age of ideology? At first glance, especially for conservatives, the answer appears to be obvious: to advocate for conservative ideas and principles against the prevailing ideologies of relativism, feminism, multiculturalism, and other “politically correct” dogmas that dominate the institutions of American higher education today. Alternatively, if you [...]