Dr. Michael Naughton

Dr. Michael Naughton is the director of the Center for Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota, US) where he holds the Koch Chair in Catholic Studies and is a full professor in the department of Catholic Studies. He also taught in the College of Business for over 20 years. Author, co-author and co-editor of 10 books and over 50 articles. His most recent book is Getting Work Right: Labor and Leisure in a Fragmented World (2019). He also serves as board chair for Reell Precision Manufacturing with plants and offices in the US, Europe and Asia.

Getting Beyond Amusement: Three Habits of True Leisure

Amusement: So deeply ingrained in our current culture is the obsession with entertainment as amusement that we have begun to think that it is natural to human life. There are many...