The Table Video

Kyle Roberts, Robert C. Roberts, Jason Baehr & Janelle Aijian

Learning to Be a Civil Citizen

Schilling Professor of Public Theology and Church and Economic Life, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities
Professor of Ethics and Emotion Theory at the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues
Professor of Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University
Assistant Professor, Torrey Honors Institute, Biola University
July 3, 2015

How can the acquisition of intellectual virtues improve public discourse around topics of heated disagreement? Robert C. Roberts comments on the ways humility and listening can increase civil participation in public discourse. Janelle Aijian comments on the love of truth as an intellectual virtue. Jason Baehr points out that the goal of education is to produce good citizens, which requires certain intellectual virtues.

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