Living European Values

Arts and Education

Neither prosperity nor security can guarantee the active existence of civilisation. Culture, with its pursuit of truth, goodness, and beauty, the three greatest virtues, is the domain where the meaning of the main spiritual and moral values is sought. Is it still possible, in a pluralist, secular society, to pursue the true, the good, and the beautiful? Or is relativism a more justified course to take? In this seminar, the role of mass society, of the arts and education were examined, against the background of the question: what ought to be done?