The Idea of a University: Episode 5

Nov 23, 2013 (MP3) Ep. 5: Truth and Discipline Conflict.  We look again at academic disciplines and their different methodologies in studying truth. There’s a focus on Literature as teaching truth in a sense the other disciplines cannot. And discipline breaks down. We talk about what happens when the disciplines collide and disagree. In depth discussion of the discipline conflict issues in the Galileo case.