Eric Voegelin Studies: A Conversation with Charles Embry
Charles Embry joins the Law Liberty Talk podcast to discuss Eric Voegelin’s profound contributions to political thought.
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Charles Embry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Louisiana Tech University, a Master of Arts degree from Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge) in Government, and a PhD. from Duke University in Political Science. He began teaching in 1968 as an adjunct instructor at North Carolina State University and in 1969 came to Texas A&M-Commerce (then East Texas State University). He specializes in Political Philosophy, but also teaches American Government, Texas Government, and Modern European Governments. During his thirty-eight years at Texas A&M-Commerce, he has taught numerous capstone and special topics courses to include-Love and Death in Western Civilization, The Spiritual Origins of Totalitarianism, Russian Music and Politics, Politics and Literature, and The Idea of Civilization.
He also taught in and directed an interdisciplinary general education program called the New Center for Learning for several years during the 1970s and 1980s. He has published articles in Liberal Education and News for Teachers of Political Science (A Publication of the American Political Science Association), as well as numerous poems. His book, Robert B. Heilman and Eric Voegelin: A Friendship in Letters, 1944-1984, was published in March, 2004 by the University of Missouri Press as a volume in the Eric Voegelin Institute Series in Political Philosophy.
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