Zena Hitz

Zena Hitz

7 Interviews

Zena Hitz's Interviews

In this episode:Zena Hitz joins the podcast to talk about the enduring value and necessity of a liberal arts educationhow class and economic considerations describe the shifts towards “practical” studies and coursework to the neglect of “the fundamental questions”the connection between ascetic practice and proper reaso

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<![CDATA[ Socrates is credited with saying, “the unexamined life is not worth living”. Yet, our contemporary world of results-driven work leaves us very little time for ponderance. To unearth the benefits of growing our inner worlds through examination and contemplation, Harvesting Happiness Podcast Host Lisa Cypers Ka

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David Perell & Zena Hitz 01 Feb 2021 • EN

Zena Hitz: Liberal Arts Thinking

My guest today is Zena Hitz, a tutor at St John’s and the author of an excellent book called Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life. Her book explores the meaning and the value of learning for its own sake, through images and stories of bookworms, philosophers, scientists, and other learners, bot

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Alain Guillot & Zena Hitz 22 Dec 2020 • EN

Zena Hitz; The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life

https://www.alainguillot.com/zena-hitz/ Zena Hitz is the author of Lost in Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life. She argues we should learn for learning's sake You can get her book right here: https://amzn.to/3rmcaoH

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Russ Roberts & Zena Hitz 05 Oct 2020 • EN

Zena Hitz on Lost in Thought

Philosopher and author Zena Hitz of St. John's College talks about her book, Lost in Thought, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Hitz defends learning for its own sake--learning that has nothing to do with passing an exam or preparing for a career. For Hitz, learning is a refuge and an essential part of what makes us hum

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