Where is the Life we have lost in living?

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?

Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? 

T.S. Eliot, Choruses from 'The Rock'

 
 
 
 
 
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Summer Seminar: Work, Leisure, and the Good Life

What distinguishes work from leisure and what place does each have in a well-lived life?

Is work a burden or a blessing? Under what conditions do we experience work as meaningful and fulfilling?

Why has innovation not led to an increase in leisure as many predicted? What do we need in order to use our leisure well?

A seminar about the meaning and value of work and leisure in human life, with readings drawn from classic and contemporary sources, including Aristotle and Aquinas, Adam Smith and Karl Marx, Max Weber and Joseph Pieper. For more information click here.