Sharon Hamric Weis

Jean Rioux, PhD

Teaches: Philosophy

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Specializing in the thought of Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, he has published textbooks in logic and natural philosophy and articles in the philosophy of mathematics and other topics. He and Benedictine’s chair of theology regularly offer cotaught great books classes in philosophy and theology.

Dr. Rioux and his wife, Maria, raise their children in a renovated farmhouse in rural Kansas. They have been designing their own curricula and educating their children at home for over 30 years.

Sharon Hamric Weis

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