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Ep. 30: Shakesepare’s King Lear

Brian is joined by guest George Eckerle, St. John’s grad and co-founder (with Brian) of the Plato Project, a series of...

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Ep. 29: Emerson’s Divinity School Address

How does speech move the human soul? How can a leader use speech inspire others to action? Lise, Jeff, and Brian...

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Ep. 28: Aristotle’s Politics Pt. 4

Jeff, Lise, and Brian continue our “close-read” series on Aristotle’s Politics. They continue to tackle Aristotle’s discussion of slavery, which raises...

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Ep. 27: Interview with Jennifer Wright

Brian sits down with St. John’s College alum Jennifer Wright, who is a writer and the author of several books including...

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Ep. 26: Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher”

What is the relationship between the natural world and the human world? In this belated Halloween episode, Lise, Jeff, and Brian...

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Ep. 25: Aristotle’s Politics, part 3

What is slavery? What does slavery have to do with the household or the state? Brian, Lise, and Jeff dig deeper...

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