Katerina Kern

Katerina Kern has sought to make Classical Education accessible globally through teaching, consulting, writing, and speaking. She studied Fine Art, Art History, and Classics at UNC-Charlotte and the Liberal Arts at Oxford University, where she earned a Masters in Literature and the Arts. After teaching for five years in Uganda, she recently returned to the US and is an Adjunct Professor at Belmont Abbey Honors College and a Consultant, Researcher, and Editor for the Circe Institute. She particularly enjoys researching Medieval notions of Beauty, the 7 Liberal Arts, Memory, Cosmology, and Mariology. You can follow her research on twitter @RinasResearch.

Education: an Art or a Method? An Invitation to Contemplation

Much of “education” has become the lengthy, dull shadow of the factory system. We want predictable, consistent results so we demand expensive, complex methods. But I must ask: how can the logos be confined to method? Ought we to try? Consider the following quotes from those who wondered the same: “When a workman is unceasingly …

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Opinion: Social Media Practices Dialectic Better than Most Schools

In Norms and Nobility, Hicks notes Socrates’ use of the term dialectic, “the form of the activity of thinking – the mind’s habit of challenging the thoughts and observations originating in itself or in other minds and of engaging in a desultory dialogue with itself until the issues are resolved.” This process of discovery lies …

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