2008-09 Speaker Series
Ronna Burger, Tulane University
"What is the Best Human Life?: On Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics"
November 20, 2008
Christian Kopff, University of Colorado
"Why Study the Classics?: On the Abiding Importance of Classical Education"
February 19, 2009
Stuart D. Warner, Roosevelt University
"Caveat Lector: The Beginnings of Modern Philosophy--Descartes' Diptych"
March 31-April 1, 2009
Second Annual Conference on Great Books and Ideas
Triumphs and Travails of the Natural Rights Republic
John W. Danford, Loyola University Chicago
"The Intellectual Origins of the Modern Commercial Republic: the Case for the Scots"
Michael P. Zuckert, Notre Dame
"The Politics of Slavery at the Constitutional Convention"