Leisure and Labor
Essays on the Liberal Arts in Catholic Higher Education
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Publisher: Lexington Books
Number of Pages: 170
Width: 16.1 cm
Height: 22.9 cm
Using Josef Pieper's Leisure as a point of departure, the contributors to this volume share a mutual concern for the diminishing role of the liberal arts in Catholic higher education. The overwhelming impression they share is that U.S. Catholic universities, with notable exceptions, have forgotten the very goal of university education, and especially Catholic university education: to aid in forming young men and women to pursue the truth and helping them to become freer persons.