Great Books Series

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 6:30pm
Aspen, CO, United States
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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.  

Event Information
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 6:30pm
Koch Building
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1000 N. 3rd Street
Aspen, CO, United States
Phone: (970) 544-7914
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