Dr. Andrew Mills

The Value of Freedom: Understanding Education in the Liberal Arts

September 8, 2016, 3:00pm
Phelps-Stokes Auditorium

In the charged political environment of the U.S., it is easy to forget that the term “liberal” in “liberal arts” refers not to a political position, but to “liberty” or  “freedom.” Dr. Mills, a Philosophy professor at Otterbein University, will argue that appreciating the value of a liberal arts education rests on recognizing  the many ways freedom lies at the heart of what happens in college.