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Mastery, Friendship, and Emile

Originally Posted on bhleith, July 18, 2014

High school students seek to broaden their horizons

Originally Posted on cgruber, July 14, 2014

Machiavelli, Absolution, and USNA Professor Wrage

Originally Posted on bhleith, July 11, 2014

Summer Lectures at St. John’s College

SANTA FE — The St. John’s College Graduate Institute sponsors a summer lecture series, beginning on Wednesday, June 18, and continuing for six consecutive Wednesday afternoons, concluding July 23.  All lectures are held in the Junior Common Room in the Peterson Student Center unless otherwise noted. Free and open to the public, each lecture is followed by a question-and-answer period.

Originally Posted on cgruber, June 25, 2014

Fervor for Great Books and Big Ideas

Read the op-ed by Christopher B. Nelson, Annapolis president, in The New York Times. Mr. Nelson responds to columnist David Brooks, who wonders how many schools prepare their students for "this kind of love"—a passionate intellectual and emotional life.

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"I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law."
- Aristotle