Summer Program Course C
The Enlightenment taught that man should dare to think freely, and he should seek at all times to be useful to humanity. The pursuit of knowledge and understanding must lead to the liberation of society from the bondage of superstition and from the burden of ignorance. Explore the chief ideas of great eighteenth-century thinkers in which the Enlightenment reached its greatest heights.
LECTURER: DOMENICO PIETROPAOLO
Domenico Pietropaolo, Principal and Vice President (Academic) of St. Michael’s College, formerly held the Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies and was Professor of Italian and Drama at the University of Toronto. Domenico is a Commendatore (Knight Commander) of the Italian Order of Chivalry Stella Della Solidarieta Italiana. Membership in the Order recognized non-Italians and Italians living abroad for Achievement in Arts and Sciences of Benefit to Italy.