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Guest Speaker Dr. Nathan Schlueter Presenting ‘America’s Crisis of Citizenship’ March 10

College’s Cultural Programs sponsoring free lecture by author and educator

Article by: Rosa Linda Reynoso

Guest author and educator Dr. Nathan Schlueter will present “America’s Crisis of Citizenship” as part of Del Mar College (DMC) Cultural Programs Series programming. The lecture is scheduled for Thursday, March 10.

Co-sponsored by the DMC English and Philosophy Department, the free lecture begins at 2:30 p.m. in Wolfe Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Center Music Building on the Heritage Campus at Kosar and Ayers. For more information, contact DMC Assistant Professor of Philosophy Matthew Moore at 361-698-1923 or mfmoore@delmar.edu.  

As far back as I can remember, I have been interested in everything. That’s why I chose to study philosophy: the discipline that studies everything in relation to wisdom. The study of philosophy hinges on the belief that there is a truth to be discovered.

Dr. Nathan Schlueter

A professor of philosophy and religion at Hillsdale College in Michigan, Schlueter teaches courses in literature, politics, philosophy and a popular, free Hillsdale online course on Western Philosophy. He has been a fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutes at Princeton University. 

The author has published numerous articles on philosophy and politics, many of which have appeared in the Perspectives on Political ScienceFirst ThingsModern Age, Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and CultureThe Catholic Social Science Review and First Things: A Journal of Religion and Public Life, among others.

Schlueter’s published books include Selfish Libertarians and Socialist Conservatives: The Foundations of the Libertarian-Conservative Debate, Stanford University Press (2017) and One Dream or Two? Justice in America and in the Thought of Martin Luther King, Jr., Lexington Books (2002). He was also editor (with Mark Mitchell) of The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry, ISI Books, (2011).

Among his responsibilities, Schlueter serves as pre-law advisor, teaches a course every fall on law and society and serves on various committees, including Educational Policies, Technology Services, Library and Academic Honesty Review Board, among others. 

Schlueter earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Miami University of Ohio and a master’s degree and doctoral degree in politics from the University of Dallas.

For more information, visit his homepage here: https://www.hillsdale.edu/faculty/nathan-schlueter


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