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Fri, Sep 11 | Batts Hall (BAT)
Freedom of Conscience: The Ethics of Free Thought and Association
Have the first amendment’s tenets of free speech and civil discourse become flexible based on the current college climate at American universities? How valid is our reasoning to associate or disassociate with people based on their country of birth? A workshop for undergraduate and graduate students.
Time & Location
Sep 11, 12:00 PM - Nov 13, 1:00 PM
About The Event
Over the course of ten Friday lunches, we will read and discuss provocative essays on prudence by two leading thinkers. The first six Fridays will be spent on excerpts from Russell Kirk's Politics of Prudence. For the final four meetings, we will look at Josef Pieper's commentaries on prudence in his book, The Cardinal Virtues. No outside reading is required. The essays are short enough that we should be able to read them as a group and then launch into a good discussion about their implications. Bring your lunch and join us every Friday starting September 11th.
We will meet in the courtyard between Batts Hall and Mezes Hall
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