James Schall

Father James Schall, now retired, was a professor of political theory at Georgetown University, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1960. His professional interests include classical and medieval political philosophy, natural law, and Christian political philosophy. His work has appeared in, among others, Crisis magazine.

Additional information about James Schall is available through the web pages of ISI Books.


Volume 2

Guests on Volume 2: P. D. James, on why evil characters are easier to depict than good characters, and why some people like mysteries while others don't; William Kilpatrick, on Why Johnny Can't Tell Right from Wrong: Moral Illiteracy and the Case for Character Education; James Schall, on what sports and games tell us about human nature; A. N. Wilson, on how writing the biography of C. S. Lewis led him to renounce belief in Christianity; Michael Aeschliman, on why A. N. Wilson is wrong about C. S. Lewis; Russell Hittinger, on the Supreme Court's decision in Planned Parenthood vs. Casey; and Richard Crawford, on composer William Billings, one of the first important American composers of sacred music.