00:00    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
Introduction by Scott Lee
00:37    |    
Habits of business and universities
01:32    |    
Better knowledge
05:06    |    
Knowledge business
05:49    |    
Quote, The History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides
Thucydides
Sparta and Athens
Legacy from Athens
08:54    |    
History written by Thucydides
Liberal education
Failure of democracy
10:43    |    
Pericles
Pericles' Funeral Oration
Two kinds of audience
Use of reason
Importance of commitment
Pericles' speech
20:25    |    
Collective judgement of Athenians
21:19    |    
Choice of human action
23:14    |    
Importance of giving back
24:00    |    
Ability to give back
25:00    |    
Limitations to individual wisdom
26:57    |    
Conclusions
28:16    |    
Question and answer period
How do Greeks and Romans differ?
Greeks and Romans
Importance of Roman culture in thought
Concern of Romans of a good speech and thought
Are Romans selfish?
39:54    |    
Final words
40:14    |    
Final credits



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Reasons for a Baccalaureate in a Modern State

28 de septiembre de 2012   | Vistas: 4 |  

Scott Lee talks about the value of higher education in the present day, which will more likely allow professional achievements and goals for people. Lee sets out how acquiring information and knowledge influence the habits of citizens and university's students to pursue a superior education and be part of the successful business world. He illustrates the choice of human action through the events written in The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, and makes a comparison between the Greek and Roman cultures. Finally, Lee concludes the session by giving advice to students in their particular education process.




Scott Lee is cofounder and executive director of the Association for Core Texts and Courses (ACTC) and its ACTC Liberal…

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Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín