Josef Pieper on Academia & the Abuse of Language

By |2019-03-21T12:26:55-06:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Civil Society, Conservatism, Culture, Josef Pieper, Language, Liberal Arts, Liberal Learning, Modernity, Plato, St. John Henry Newman|

Education in the liberal arts is an ancient tradition that has slowly been eroded through our increasing attachment to approaching the world scientifically and pragmatically… The language of man reveals something significant about his nature and his relationship with the world. Language is so close to man’s nature that if it suffers a drastic [...]