Monthly Archives: March 2012

Is This a Dagger I See Before Me?

[This post was originally published at The Western Tradition on March 26, 2012. We’re now caught up!] For the next few weeks in our Great Books reading project, we’ll reading Aristotle, Virgil, and St. Augustine all at the same time. … Continue reading

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French-Speaking Philistines and Good Demons

[This post was originally published at The Western Tradition on March 19, 2012.] We are knocking down major works left, right, and center in this Great Books reading project. Last week we dispensed with John Dewey, and this week we’ll … Continue reading

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Reading the Great Books: Another Volume Down

[This post was originally made at The Western Tradition on March 12, 2012. Apologies for not reposting here in a timely manner. I’ll get caught up to the current week’s readings in the next couple of days.] Yes, you read … Continue reading

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When Athenians Attack!

I’m logging in a day late with this weekly Great Books post; I hope you’ll forgive my tardiness. We’re halfway through the Aeneid and are nearing the completion of a couple of other longer works. I’m enjoying all these works … Continue reading

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