Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bad Philosophy Leads to Moral Corruption

It’s Great Books Monday, and this week we’ll come within a whisker of our 8,000th page of reading since January 2011. Things sure do add up after awhile. Here are the readings for the upcoming week: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn … Continue reading

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How Would Aristotle Describe YOUR Friendships?

It’s Great Books Monday once again, and I’d like to note that in this program’s most difficult genre (for me), science and mathematics, we’re going to pass the 1,600-page mark this week. But if you’re just joining us, don’t despair; … Continue reading

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Civilization Trumps Love

Don’t look now, but this week those who have followed the Great Books Project in its entirety will read their 2,000th  page of philosophy and theology since January 2011. Feeling smarter? Here are the readings for the upcoming week: Adventures … Continue reading

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Get Over Yourself, Walt

With 7,500 pages down and a mere 30,000 or so to go, we are motoring through the Great Books here at the Western Tradition. For new readers, this may be a good week to jump into the program because we … Continue reading

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