True liberal education should teach us that we do not only give ourselves away: we become ourselves by the gift.
Rebuilding Cultural and Intellectual Life: An Invitation to Witherspoon’s Summer Seminars
The Witherspoon Institute’s summer seminars help the university accomplish its purpose: to teach students to work together to pursue truth with humility and dedication.
What’s Wrong with the Humanities?
The humanities are declining because too many humanities scholars are alienating students and the public with their opacity, triviality, and irrelevance.
Love, Liberal Education, and the Secret of Human Identity
True liberal education should teach us that we do not only give ourselves away: we become ourselves by the gift. We become who we are by forgetting to think about who we are.
A Lesson for Aspiring Academics: On Alice von Hildebrand’s Happy Failure
In her memoirs of teaching at Hunter College for nearly forty years, Alice von Hildebrand shows aspiring academics the importance of perseverance, courage, and love in the face of hostility toward one’s moral and religious views.
Happiness at Yale
College students, like everyone else, want to be happy. Educators should help them ground this desire for happiness in acts of virtue.