Conversation with Amy and Leon Kass
Amy and Leon Kass recall the unique educational atmosphere of Hyde Park in the 1950’s.
00:15 - 16:34
What should students study, and how? The Kasses offer their perspective.
16:35 - 35:50
Plato, Aristotle, Tolstoy, Melville. The Kasses explain their literary and philosophic approach to teaching.
35:58 - 43:48
Great confusion reigns in our day about love and romance. The Kasses reflect on the problem.
43:48 - 1:07:39
Kristol and the Kasses discuss the necessity of revitalizing strong bonds of friendship and family.
1:07:45 - 1:18:51
The Kasses explain how works of imaginative fiction can help revive American citizenship.
1:18:53 - 1:37:16