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):

October 20, 2015
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 

November 17, 2015
Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau 

December 15, 2015
Habits & Will by John Dewey

January 19, 2016
On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

February 16, 2016
Hamlet by William Shakespeare

March 15, 2016
Gospel of Mark - Bible

April 19, 2016
History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

May 17, 2016
What is War? by von Clausewitz

June 21, 2016
Uncle Vanya by Chekhov

July 19, 2016
On Evil by Maimonides

August 16, 2016
The Iliad by Homer