Seminar Selections: Weekly Lunchtime Conversations with Dean Davis

Friday, May 10, 2024 12:15pm to 1:30pm

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1160 Camino de Cruz Blanca, Santa Fe, NM 87505

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Ms. Davis invites you to a lunch conversation on Fridays from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge. We will revisit passages from the week's seminar readings. All students are welcome to all sessions.

The readings can be accessed here: http://bit.ly/seminar-selections-pdfs or picked up in the Dean's Office.

The reading schedule:

  • 1/19: Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov, "The Grand Inquisitor" (Part II, Book 5, Chapter 5).
  • 1/26: Jacob Klein, Dean's Statement, November 1950.
  • 2/2: Plato, Phaedrus, 274c6-276a10.
  • 2/9: Dante, Divine Comedy, Inferno, Canto 33.
  • 2/16: Kant, Critique of Pure Reason, Preface to the Second Edition. 
  • 2/23: No meeting.
  • 3/1: No meeting.
  • 3/8: Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk, XII--Of Alexander Crummell. 
  • 3/29: Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 22, pp. 93-97.
  • 4/5: Montaigne, Essays, On the Education of Children.
  • 4/12: No meeting.
  • 4/19: Aristotle, Physics, IV, 217b29-222b27.
  • 4/26: Heidegger, Basic Writings, "What is Metaphysics?" 
  • 5/3: Hawthorne, Scarlet Letter, Chapter 14-15.
  • 5/10: Plato, Meno, 70a1-76e5.

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