Principia: A Journal of Classical Education is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes articles, policy research, editorials, and reviews related to the history, theory, practice, and pedagogy of classic liberal arts education and contemporary classical schools, colleges, and universities.



Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 1

Volume 1, Issue 1 surveys the current landscape of classical education with articles from the editorial team.

  • Dr. Brian A. Williams: “Teaching Students to Feel Pleasure and Pain at the Wrong Things: A History of Grades and Grading”
  • Dr. Phillip Donnelly: “A Grammar for Human Making in a Digital Age: Bonaventure on the Mechanical and Liberal Arts”
  • Dr. Julia Hejduk: “The Liberal Arts and Virgil’s Aeneid: What Can the Greatest Text Teach Us?”
  • Dr. Angel Parham: "On the Idea of Civic Friendship: Bridging Our Common Divides"
  • Dr. Matthew Post: "Rediscovering the Place of Intellect in the Classroom"
  • Dr. Jeffrey Lehman: "The Cave and the Quadrivium: Mathematics in Classical Education"