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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 tackle those...

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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 questions about...

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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 It Ended...

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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 discuss Edgar...

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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 into the...

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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...

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