Great Books Discussion Group

The ThinkerInterested in philosophy and the big questions of life? Please join us each month for a round table discussion of how modern day issues are reflected and illuminated by the great Western classic books.

Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month from 6-8 p.m. in the Phila Simmons study room.

Join us for discussions on the following readings:

June 21, 2016

Uncle Vanya by Chekhov

July 19, 2016
On Evil by Maimonides

August 16, 2016
The Iliad by Homer

September 20, 2016
Principles of Government by Montesquieu

October 18, 2016
Selections from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

November 15, 2016
Agamemnon by Aeschylus 

December 20, 2016
The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James

January 17, 2017
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

February 21, 2017
The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy