The Ramsay Podcast with Stephen McInerney and Rachel Fulton Brown

19 August 2019

What is the Middle Ages and what can we learn from that period about truth, beauty and goodness, to enhance the joy of modern learning? Ramsay Centre Executive Officer Dr Stephen McInerney sits down with acclaimed medievalist Associate Professor Rachel Fulton Brown from the University of Chicago ahead of her Sydney lecture on “Great Books of the Middle Ages and How to Read Them”. 

 

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The goal toward which Western society moves is the Civilization of the Dialogue. The spirit of Western civilization is the spirit of inquiry…. Nothing is to remain undiscussed. Everybody is to speak his mind. No proposition is to be left unexamined. "
- Robert Maynard Hutchins