Thomas Morris

Thomas Morris, who was a professor of philosophy for fifteen years at the University of Notre Dame, is the founder and chairman of the Morris Institute in Human Values ( He is one of the most well-known public philosophers and business speakers in the country, challenging the employees of such companies as Coca Cola, Merrill Lynch, IBM, and NBC Sports to utilize the greatest wisdom of the past in dealing with today's modern problems. Dr. Morris is the author of, among many other books and articles, Making Sense of It All: Pascal and the Meaning of Life; True Success: A New Philosphy of Excellence; If Aristotle Ran General Motors: The New Soul of Business; Philosophy for Dummies; and The Adventure of Your Life.


Volume 3

Guests on Volume 3: Andrew Kimbrell, on the bioethical issues discussed in The Human Body Shop; Allan C. Carlson, on From Cottage to Workstation: The Family's Search for Social Harmony in the Industrial Age; Larry Woiwode, on Flannery O'Connor, John Updike, and what fiction is good for; Peter Kreeft, on the reasonableness of faith, the devilishness of deconstructionism, and The Snakebite Letters; Alan Jacobs, on The Children of Men by P. D. James; Thomas Morris, on Blaise Pascal and why people still ask the Big Questions; Jay Tolson, on how Walker Percy's search for authenticity led to his conversion; and John Hodges, on the popularity of Henryck Gorecki's Third Symphony.