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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...

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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...

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Ep. 18: Racine’s Phedre

Can you simultaneously hate and love the same thing? What is the relationship between virtue and love? Lise, Jeff, and Brian...

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Ep. 17: Freud’s On Transience

Jeff, Lise, and Brian discuss Freud’s On Transience, in which Freud ruminates on the transitory nature life and beautiful things in life....

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Ep. 16: Interview with Anne Kniggendorf

Brian interviews St. John’s College alum and U.S. Navy veteran Anne Kniggendorf. They have an engaging discussion about the relationship between...

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Ep. 15: Shelley’s Frankenstein

“I beheld the wretch – the miserable monster whom I had created.” Why did Victor Frankenstein create his monster? What role...

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