Month: October 2018

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 into the Politics in Part 3 of their discussion of this series.

Ep. 24: Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants”

How do human beings confront a crisis? Anne Kniggendorf and Matt Young join Brian for a conversation about Ernest Hemingway’s short story “Hills Like White Elephants.”

In case you missed it: Tune in to Brian’s interviews with Anne and Matt in previous episodes.

Ep. 23: Aristotle Politics Bk. I, part 2

“Man is by nature a political animal.”

Lise, Jeff, and Brian continue their conversation about Book I of Aristotle’s Politics, in which that famous line appears. They address Aristotle’s discussion of how a city comes to be, and his assertion that humans reach their full potential by living in a city.