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Great Books Series

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): $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 

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Event information
Wed Jan 30, 2013
6:30pm - 6:30pm GMT+0000
Koch Building
1000 N. 3rd Street
Aspen, CO 81611, United States