Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson—the Louise Cowan Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Dallas, recipient of the 2019 Hiett Prize for the Humanities from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, and author of numerous books including Giving the Devil his Due: Flannery O’Connor and The Brothers Karamazov–joined us for our discussion of “The Nature and Significance of Liberal Education.” Joining Dr. Bainard Cowan in response to Dr. Wilson’s remarks was Dr. Mary Mumbach, Magdalen College, UD BA ’70, IPS Ph.D. ’77. The readings for this meeting were all taken from Donald Cowan’s Unbinding Prometheus, pp. 71-103:

  • “The Spirit of Liberal Learning”
  • “The Three Moments of Learning”
  • “Universal Liberal Education”

Learn more about “The Nature and Significance of Liberal Education” by Jessica Hooten Wilson on UDigital Commons here.

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