Thomas Fleming

Thomas Fleming is president of the Fleming Foundation. He is the author of six books, including The Morality of Everyday Life and The Politics of Human Nature, as well as many articles and columns for newspapers, magazines,and learned journals. He holds a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a B.A. in Greek from the College of Charleston. He served as editor of Chronicles: a Magazine of American Culture from 1984 to 2015 and president of The Rockford Institute from 1997-2014. In a previous life he taught classics at several colleges and served as a school headmaster in South Carolina

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  1. Robert Reavis says:

    Have either of you ever visited Basilica di San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro where both St Augustine and Boethius are buried? I think it is not far from a Milan but found this pair being buried near each other in the same Basilica as very fitting

  2. Thomas Fleming says:

    Yes, in Pavia the capitol of the Lombard kings with the famous Certosa. I’ve only once been there for an afternoon–lunch with a recent PhD in politics who had written a dissertation–what a waste of time–on the Straussians. Lovely lunch and a tour of the city with her and her husband. On another occasion I was taken by Eugenio Corti to see the Certosa.