Episodes

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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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...

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Ep. 22: Interview with Matt Young

Brian interviews Matt Young, Marine Corps veteran, English professor, and author of Eat the Apple, an memoir that has been described as “The Iliad of...

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Ep. 21: Aristotle’s Politics Bk. I, part 1

Jeff, Lise, and Brian roll up their sleeves and dig in to Aristotle’s Politics. How are this and other “Great Books” relevant to...

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Ep. 20: Interview With Doug Lensing

Douglas Lensing joins the show to talk about his path from the Navy to St. John’s College and his paper “Passion and Mind:...

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Ep.19: Hemingway’s “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

Is human life “nada” – nothing? In their discussion of Hemingway’s (very) short story, Brian, Lise, and Jeff examine the contrast between youth...

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