Great Books 2013

February 27, 2013 - January 30, 2013

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.  

Scholarships are available, please email Beth Slater for more information.   

The group meets weekly from 6:30-9:00pm.  
Fee (includes readings): $195.

January 30
Dostoyevsky, The Grand Inquisitor
Emerson, Self Reliance

February 6
Machiavelli, The Prince
Madison, Federalist 10
Berlin, Equality

February 13
Nietszche, On Evil, Guilt, and Power
Mill, Utilitarianism 
Aung San Suu Kyi, A Culture of Peace, Democracy, and Human Rights 

February 20
Tolstoy, Death of Ivan Ilyich
Thoreau, Where I Lived and What I Lived For

February 27 
Plato, Meno
Montesquieu, Principles of Government
Elizabeth Bishop, The Moose 

Past Events in this Series
Date Location Contact
Great Books Series
February 27, 2013
Koch Building
Aspen, CO, United States
(970) 544-7914
Great Books Series
February 20, 2013
Koch Building
Aspen, CO, United States
9705447917
Great Books Series
February 13, 2013
Koch Building
Aspen, CO, United States
(970) 544-7914
Great Books Series
February 6, 2013
Koch Building
Aspen, CO, United States
(970) 544-7914
Great Books Series
January 30, 2013
Koch Building
Aspen, CO, United States
(970) 544-7914