Education and its ends
The topic for this term has been chosen in honor of the 25th anniversary of the publication of The Closing of the American Mind.
Weekly meetings are scheduled for every Tuesday of the Fall 2012 semester from 3:00-4:15pm. Room to be determined.
Fall 2012 faculty moderators:
Dr. Harrison Kleiner (philosophy) and Dr. Sue Shapiro (classics)
Josef Pieper - Leisure as the Basis for Culture
John Henry Newman - The Idea of a University
Simon Weil – “Reflecions on the Right Use of School Studies with a view to the Love of God”
C.S. Lewis – The Abolition of Man
Allen Bloom - The Closing of the American Mind
Martha Nussbaum – Cultivating Humanity
Alasdair MacIntyre – “The Fragmentation of the American University”
James Schall -Another Sort of Learning
Thanks to the generous support of the USU Honors Program, students will receive their program books for free.