Nov 23, 2013 (MP3) Ep. 5: Truth and Discipline Conflict. We look again at academic disciplines and their different methodologies in studying truth. There’s a focus on Literature as teaching truth in a sense the other disciplines cannot. And discipline breaks down. We talk about what happens when the disciplines collide and disagree. In depth discussion of the discipline conflict issues in the Galileo case.
Podcast: The Idea of a University
Oct 15, 2013 (MP3) University Leadership. We look at leadership (University President) being held by someone in an academic capacity (a professor) and why it’s important to have the administrative duties done by an academic. This takes us back to the idea of the University academic and students focusing on the mission of the university which is pursuing Truth. Talk among the disciplines is a requirement for pursuing Truth.