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Action, Contemplation, and the Liberal Arts

Which is superior: the life of action or contemplation? Join us for a conversation about the past and present of this question, which appears in Plato and the Fathers of the Church as well as in conversations today about the “value” of the liberal arts, paid meditation apps, and the promise of finding peace in “deep work.” Join us for this roundtable conversation.

Dr. Jonathan Sanford, President and Professor of Philosophy, University of Dallas

Dr. Jennifer Summit, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, San Francisco State University

Dr. Blakey Vermeule, Albert Guérard Professor in Literature and Chair of the Department of English, Stanford University

 Moderated by Michael West, P.h.D.

This event is hosted by Liberal Learning for Life at the University of Dallas.

See you on zoom!

Once you have registered, you will be emailed the Zoom link for immediate access to the presentation. 

This event will be recorded and posted to our YouTube channel. If you wish to receive the link to the recording when it becomes available, we invite you to still register, even if you cannot attend live.