Conservative Conversations with ISI

Liberal Education, Pragmatism, and Asceticism | Zena Hitz

September 12, 2023 Intercollegiate Studies Institute
Conservative Conversations with ISI
Liberal Education, Pragmatism, and Asceticism | Zena Hitz
Show Notes

In this episode:

  • Zena Hitz joins the podcast to talk about the enduring value and necessity of a liberal arts education
  • how class and economic considerations describe the shifts towards “practical” studies and coursework to the neglect of “the fundamental questions”
  • the connection between ascetic practice and proper reasoning, and how education requires retreat from the present things

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