Friendship & the Virtue of Classical Education

Trinity Academy Hosts a Public Lecture by Dr Jonathan Sanford, Provost of University of Dallas


What does learning have to do with friendship? Dr. Jonathan Sanford, Provost of the University of Dallas addressed this question at his public lecture entitled Friendship and the Virtues of Classical Education on April 29 at Hinson Baptist Church.

Dr. Jonathan Sanford is a moral philosopher who graduated from the first Trinity School in South Bend, Indiana. He completed his undergraduate degree at Xavier University and his PhD at the University of Buffalo before joining the philosophy faculty at Franciscan University of Steubenville. In 2015 Dr. Sanford moved to the University of Dallas to serve as Dean of the Constantin College of Liberal Arts, and in January 2018, he was named the university's top academic officer. Dr. Sanford's books include Before Virtue: Assessing Contemporary Virtue Ethics and Spider-man and Philosophy: The Web of Inquiry.

We are very grateful to Hinson Baptist Church for hosting the event and to the Murdock Trust for providing support.