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Ep. 33: Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Part I

We begin our next “close read” series with the first two sections of Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra, which conclude with the...

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Ep. 32: Veterans Education Project

Brian interviews Daniel Elkins, founder and director of the Veterans Education Project, which works to address issues faced by veterans in...

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Ep. 31: Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

We’re joined today by actor Matt Eitzen who is also a Shakespeare and Roman history aficionado. You can catch Matt in...

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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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