Liberal Learning, the Ancients, and Ourselves: A Lecture on Old Learning and the Modern World


David Whalen
Provost and Professor of English, Hillsdale College

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Registration: 6:30 p.m.
Lecture: 7:00 p.m.

Reception to follow.

In the Classical world, educational thought and practice was various and endlessly disputed, and it involved many apparently “useless” studies. What import can a liberal education, deeply rooted in that Classical world, have in our digital, pragmatic, and highly specialized age?

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