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.
Dostoyevsky, The Grand Inquisitor
Emerson, Self Reliance
Machiavelli, The Prince
Madison, Federalist 10
Nietszche, On Evil, Guilt, and Power
Aung San Suu Kyi, A Culture of Peace, Democracy, and Human Rights
Tolstoy, Death of Ivan Ilyich
Thoreau, Where I Lived and What I Lived For
Montesquieu, Principles of Government
Elizabeth Bishop, The Moose