Author Archives: Kleiner

About Kleiner

Associate Vice Provost and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Utah State University. I teach across the curriculum, but am most interested in continental philosophy, ancient and medieval philosophy as well as Catholic thought, all of which might be summed up as an interest in the ressourcement tradition (returning in order to make progress). I also enjoy spending time thinking about liberal education and its ends.

Calling all Spelling Enthusiasts!

If you are looking for something to do on a Monday night in Cache Valley, I suggest attending the Unified Charter School Spelling Bee.  Gripping and tense spelling action and a good time to be had by all.  (Honestly, spelling … Continue reading

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Congrats to some USU philosophy students!

I am pleased to note that three USU philosophy students made the Intercollegiate Studies Institute Leadership Class of 2017: Millie Tullis, Jonathon Toronto, and David Bradley Zynda.  To have 3 USU students in the class of 150 national student leaders … Continue reading

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Philosophy Club Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion: Are students snowflakes? Erica Holberg, Charlie Huenemann, and Harrison Kleiner will be presenting. The basic question has to do with the tension between the value we place on free speech on college campuses and how that value can … Continue reading

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Monastery closing

The sun has set on an important place in the Catholic world for Utahns.  Holy Trinity Monastery in Huntsville UT has seen the last of her monks leave.  The writing has been on the wall for some time, but it … Continue reading

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On unwritten rules

For Tour de France lovers, I wanted to chime in on the debate over Aru attacking Froome on the mechanical.  For those who have no idea what I am talking about, here is a brief summary of the situation: There … Continue reading

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Theology on Tap

Theology on Tap – Logan is meeting every Monday at 6:30pm this term.  I am presenting at the next meeting (Monday March 13) on Religion and the Public Square.  Newman Center social hall (basement of Newman Center, on corner of … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross during Lent

I will be helping lead the Stations of the Cross (according to the method of St Francis of Assisi) every Friday during Lent, noon at the St Jerome Chapel / Newman Center.  It is a beautiful and solemn devotion.  All … Continue reading

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