Tag Archives: Euripides

You Are Not a Trojan Woman. Count Your Blessings.

It’s a new year, we’re passing the 4,500-page mark in the Great Books Project’s Science and Mathematics category, and I am already a week behind! Let’s get right to it. Here are the readings for the coming week: Peace by … Continue reading

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Killing Your Children to Get Revenge on Your Husband Is a Bad Idea

Some weeks I find my slate of scheduled Great Books readings moderately interesting. Other weeks I’m blown away by the profound ideas I encounter in multiple authors. I’m happy to say that this past week fell into the second category. … Continue reading

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You Can Cheat Death (if Heracles Beats Him up for You)

Here we are on another Great Books Monday, and we’re about to experience some bracing contrasts in our readings. I guess that’s what you call it when you group a Christian theologian with a medieval romance, secular humanitarianism, and a … Continue reading

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