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 (download the reading list here):


April 21, 2015
Billy Budd, Sailor by Herman Melville  

May 19, 2015
Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

June 16, 2015
Antony and Cleopatra by Shakespeare  

July 21, 2015
The Knight of Faith by Soren Kierkegaard 

August 18, 2015
The Persian Wars by Herodotus

September 15, 2015
Of Civil Government by John Locke 

October 20, 2015
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 

November 17, 2015
Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau