Roosevelt Montás's recent book, Rescuing Socrates: How the Great Books Changed My Life and Why They Matter for a New Generation, answers the question: What is the Value of a liberal education? Speakers include Andrew Delbanco (Columbia University), David Denby (The New Yorker), Turkuler Isiksel Columbia University) and Dan-el Padilla Peralta (Princeton University).
Rescuing Socrates describes how four authors—Plato, Augustine, Freud, and Gandhi—had a profound impact on Montás’s life. In doing so, the book drives home what it’s like to experience a liberal education—and why it can still remake lives.
February 2, 2022
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