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Leisure as the Basis of Culture

Class at Hussite Theological Faculty |


Leisure, the foundation of culture

Intellectual "work": Ratio and intellectus

Leisure as a festivity, non-activity

Intellectual contemplation

Culture of today


What is the basis of culture? Why is freedom important for a truly human life? How can we lead ourselves and others to be more free in our lives? These are the main questions of the course Leisure as the Basis of Culture, which is designed for students interested in finding answers to these questions, with Josef Pieper's book Leisure: The Basis of Culture as the main starting point.