Leon Kass

Leon R. Kass

Leon R. Kass is Addie Clark Harding Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and The College at the University of Chicago and author of several books, including The Hungry Soul: Eating and the Perfecting of Our Nature and The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis.

The End of Courtship, Part 3

Jul 29, 2010|Leon R. Kass

In this final excerpt in our three-part series, Dr. Leon Kass calls for a restoration of cultural gravity about sex and marriage.  

The End of Courtship, Part 2

Jul 28, 2010|Leon R. Kass

Dr. Leon Kass, respected author, professor and bio-ethicist, puts words to our worst fears in this second excerpt from a three-part series. Though it's discouraging news, being able to expose the problem is the first step toward finding a solution.  

The End of Courtship, Part 1

Jul 27, 2010|Leon R. Kass

In this first of three excerpts from his penetrating essay of the same name, Dr. Leon Kass lays bare the current state of courtship and marriage in American society.