Stephen Wolfe

Stephen Wolfe writes from Louisiana.

Latest by Stephen Wolfe in Chronicles

  • Rediscovering the Paterfamilias
    November 2017

    Rediscovering the Paterfamilias

    Cicero wrote De Officiis to his son, Marcus, a student of philosophy who had just finished his first year in Athens. Though Cicero does not state it directly, the work is meant to supplement what, to his mind, Greek philosophy lacked most: good practical sense and the principles of action.

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  • October 2016

    Rise of the Trumps

    Come November, Donald Trump may go down in flames. Or he might continue to surprise and astonish us. But the Trump children, regardless of whether their father is ever again allowed in GOP polite company, are another matter.

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