2012 Great Books Discussion Series

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Aspen, CO
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Join us for this year’s exploration of the Great Books. Each year community members come together to engage in lively and rigorous dialogue using excerpts from the Great Books.  Aspen Institute senior moderator Pete Thigpen will moderate this year’s series. Pete has been a Senior Fellow and Moderator for the Aspen Institute since 1989 as well as a lecturer at the Haas School of Business, and is on the board of a number of business and nonprofit organizations. 

Fee (includes readings): $150 ($130 for Institute Donors). 

Event Information
DateLocationContact
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Koch Building
The Aspen Institute
1000 N. 3rd St.
Aspen, CO
Phone: 970.544.7914
The group meets weekly from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. on the following Wednesday evenings:

Wednesday, February 1
Dewey, Habits & Will
Woolf, A Room of One’s Own

Wednesday, February 8
Mill, On Liberty
Midgley, Trying Out One’s New Sword

Wednesday, February 15
Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War
Oliver, West Wind #2, The Summer’s Day 

Wednesday, February 22
Chekhov, Uncle Vanya
Weil, Human Personality

Wednesday, February 29
Maimonides, On Evil
Lessing, To Room Nineteen