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Great Books Series

2010 Great Books Series – Wednesdays, January 27 – March 24

7:00 – 9:00pm. In 1947, two educators at the University of Chicago, Robert Maynard Hutchins, president of the university and Professor Mortimer J. Adler, established the Great Books Foundation to draw together passionate readers to discuss enduring issues and ideas. Three years later, these gentlemen joined Walter Paepcke to form the Aspen Institute. Join us for this 8-week exploration of the readings from the Great Books. Reading list to be announced. Fee: $195 ($175 for donors).

January 27, 2010 Guidelines for Shared Inquiry Discussion and Preparing for Discussion
The Declaration of Independence – Thomas Jefferson
The Two Brothers – Leo Tolstoy
February 3, 2010 Crito – Plato
February 10, 2010 Iphigenia at Aulis – Euripides
February 17, 2010 NO MEETING due to an event at the Music Festival
February 24, 2010 Agamemnon – Aeschylus
March 3, 2010 Billy Bud, Sailor – Herman Melville
March 10, 2010 A Rose for Emily – William Faulkner
March 17, 2010 Letter from Birmingham City Jail –  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
March 24, 2010 A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf

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Wed Jan 27, 2010
7:00pm - 9:00pm GMT+0000
Aspen, CO, United States