James V. Schall

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James Vincent Schall, S.J. (January 20, 1928 – April 17, 2019) was an American Jesuit Roman Catholic priest, teacher, writer, and philosopher. He was born in Pocahontas, Iowa. Schall was Professor of Political Philosophy in the Department of Government at Georgetown University.[1] He retired from teaching in December 2012.[2]

Of his many publications his book Another Sort of Learning ("a reflection on different aspects of lifelong learning")[1] was seen as his best known work.[1]

In 2010, Schall was diagnosed with jaw and bone cancer.[3] He died on April 17, 2019 in Los Gatos, California, aged 91.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Desmond, Joan Frawley (August 8, 2013). "Georgetown's Father James Schall Has Retired — or Has He?". National Catholic Register. EWTN News.
  2. "Father James Schall, SJ, to Give Last Lecture". Georgetown University. Archived from the original on May 30, 2013.
  3. Weigel, George (July 28, 2010). "In Praise of Father Schall". First Things. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  4. Burger, John (April 17, 2019). "Fr. James V. Schall, S.J., noted political philosopher, dead at 91". Aletia. Retrieved April 17, 2019.