Some questions stand apart as deserving our greatest attention. What is justice? What is the good life? How should we organize our political communities? What does it mean to exist? Does history have a direction and a purpose?

In educating ourselves on these issues of fundamental importance, we cannot do better, at first, than to turn to the great authors who have pondered them most deeply and written about them for our benefit and instruction.

“This course is the future of education as well as its deep past. A master teaches a group of self selecting students who come only to learn and not for course credits.”

-Student review

Leo Strauss

The greatest scholar of the history of political thought in the 20th century. Check out the course on his book called On Tyranny.

Martin Heidegger

The most important and influential philosopher of our age. You might like the newly released introduction to Being and Time.

Alexander Dugin

"The most dangerous philosopher in the world." Upcoming courses include an introduction to his book The Fourth Political Theory.

Hi, I’m Michael Millerman.


Ever since my first philosophy class, and even before then, I've been in love with the possibility of learning from the greatest minds and the profoundest souls about God and man.


Now, I teach to share what I've gathered.


I have a PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto and a BA in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia. I'm the author of Beginning with Heidegger: Strauss, Rorty, Derrida, Dugin and the Philosophical Constitution of the Political.