Liberal Learning and Free Speech


Freedom of Speech and Liberal Education


Lorraine Pangle, a JMC faculty partner and the Co-Director of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts & Ideas, will commence the fall semester with a discussion of free speech and liberal arts.

Monday, August 27, 2018 • 5:00PM-6:30PM
Avaya Auditorium • The University of Texas at Austin

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Lorraine PangleLorraine Pangle is a JMC faculty partner, Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin, and the Co-Director of the Thomas Jefferson Center. She studies and teaches ancient, early modern, and American political philosophy, with special interests in ethics, the philosophy of education, and problems of justice and moral responsibility. She has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and the Earhart Foundation.

Her publications include Virtue is Knowledge: The Moral Foundations of Socratic Political Philosophy (University of Chicago Press, 2014), The Political Philosophy of Benjamin Franklin (Johns Hopkins, 2007), Aristotle and the Philosophy of Friendship (Cambridge, 2003), The Learning of Liberty: The Educational Ideas of the American Founders (co-authored with Thomas L. Pangle, Kansas, 1993), and articles on Plato, Aristotle, the American founders, and the philosophy of education.

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