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Susan Neiman call – audio recording

Here’s the audio recording for special Susan Neiman call in early September. Listen online or download the mp3 file and listen to it as a podcast on your ipod. Download Susan-Neiman-September2008.mp3 Continue reading

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Dr. Paul Cartledge call – audio recording

Here’s the audio recording for special Dr. Paul Cartledge call in early June. Listen online or download the mp3 file and listen to it as a podcast on your ipod. Download Dr-Paul-Cartledge-June2008.mp3 Continue reading

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WSJ: Morality and the Western Canon?

Folks, Very interesting book review – about a book called “Moral Clarity” – appeared in the Wall Street Journal today, Monday, May 5, 2008. The book, written by a German leftist professor, suggests that the problem with the left is the abandonment… Continue reading

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Fun photo: Phil in chainmail

Folks, Hope you are doing well – look forward to our calls next week. I had a chance to visit the offices of “ThinkGeek” last week. They are a very cool retailer selling all kinds of geek-focused products. Check them out at: http://www.thinkgeek.com They… Continue reading

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History as guide to policy? Your thoughts?

Reading group colleagues, I have several questions for you to ponder and respond back to. The New York Times “Week in Review” had an interesting article by David Kirkpatrick yesterday, Sunday August 26, 2007, in which Kirkpatrick briefly explored … Continue reading

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Athens-Sparta Exhibit review

Folks, Pat Wictor, Shawn Budde and I went to the Athens-Sparta exhibt at the Onassis Cultural Center in NY, yesterday, Friday, February 16. We were all amazed by the quality of this small exhibit – there were a number of items that have either nev… Continue reading

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Member Bruce Upbin’s article on Bob Strassler

Folks, Bruce Upbin, senior editor at Forbes and longtime member of our reading group, just wrote and published an article on Bob Strassler – our favorite classicist and editor of one of the best editions of any of the classics I’ve ever seen. Bob … Continue reading

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