Intellectuality and Morality of Openness

Panelists discussed the topic, “Are Certain Forms of ‘Openness’ Really Tantamount to Intellectuality and Morality?”… read more

Panelists discussed the topic, “Are Certain Forms of ‘Openness’ Really Tantamount to Intellectuality and Morality?” The session was part of a conference celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the release of Allan Bloom’s The Closing of The American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today’s Students. After their presentations the panelists responded to audience members' questions.

Roger Kimball wrote Retaking the University. Patrick Deneen edited Democracy’s Literature. Robert George wrote In Defense of Natural Law. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Patrick J. Deneen Founding Director Georgetown University->Tocqueville Forum on the Roots of American Democracy
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New York, New York, United States
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Nov 4, 2007

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  • Nov 04, 2007 | 4:12pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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