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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...

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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”...

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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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