Fri, Nov 20|
Faculty Colloquium: “The Recovery of Family Life”
University and graduate students are invited to a special lecture given by Professor Scott Yenor on his latest published book, “The Recovery of Family Life."
Time & Location
Nov 20, 2020, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Stumberg Hall, 3206 Fairfax Walk, Austin, TX 78705, USA
About The Event
“Reinvigorating family life in our late modern situation is a terrific challenge, made all the more difficult by the presence of powerful ideologies like feminism, contemporary liberalism and sexual liberation theory. Scott Yenor will talk about the end goals of these ideologies and why family advocates must take on these ideologies if they are going to make headway in recovering family life.”
3.5-minute introduction to the book:
A 15-minute overview with chapter-by-chapter summaries:
Plus social-media-friendly 1- to 2-minute videos about each chapter: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLx7kCYcz9wIkLPi-NpAjf4qwqZPpWTalp
About our guest speaker
Professor Scott Yenor, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science at Boise State University
Scott Yenor is a Professor of Political Science at Boise State University, where he teaches political philosophy. He lives in Meridian, Idaho with his wife, Amy, and his five children. He earned his Ph.D. from Loyola University, Chicago (2000) and his B.A. from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (1993). Professor Yenor is the author of articles on David Hume and the Scottish Enlightenment, presidential power, literature and politics, and other topics and of Family Politics: The Idea of Marriage in Modern Political Thought (Baylor 2011). He is currently working on several projects, including a book on the principles of family regime for the late modern world, David Hume’s humanity, and an analysis of American Reconstruction.