"I ask a favor that I fear will not be granted; it is that one not judge by a moment's reading the work of twenty years, that one approve or condemn the book as a whole and not some few sentences. If one wants to seek the design of the author, one can find it only in the design of the work.".
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Slow Reading Pathways and Special Programs
The Aeneid, by Vergil
NEW Slow Reading Pathway – The Aeneid, by Vergil Duration: 1 Quarter (April, May, June) 2023 Meeting Frequency: Weekly Days/Times: Mondays, 8:30 pm-10...
Learn Latin by Reading Vergil – Early Bird Special!
Learn Latin by Reading Vergil’s Aeneid! Duration: September 11th 2023-May 15th 2024 (Fall/Winter/Spring) Days/Times: Every other Monday, 7pm-9pm EST 17 Total...
History and Political Thought
NEW Slow Reading Pathway: Machiavelli’s “The Prince” The Prince University of Chicago (Click for recommended edition: The Harvey Mansfield translation.) Starting...
Great Books of Iberia
NEW Slow Reading Pathway: “The Lusiads” by Luis Vaz de Camoes – The Great Books of Iberia Series “The singer of...
The Plays of Shakespeare
NEW Slow Reading Study: “Much Ado About Nothing” by Shakespeare There’s nothing quite like reading Shakespeare closely! Engage in a...
The Sonnets of Shakespeare
Current Slow Reading Study: the Sonnets Wednesdays 1 pm Eastern/12 pm Central (Sonnets) Most of us have encountered one or...
Ancient Greek Thought
CURRENT Slow Reading Pathway: Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics: What is human happiness? Recommended editions: 1. Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, Translated by Robert C. Bartlett...
NEW Thematic Reading Pathway: The Islamic Golden Age: Philosophy and Poetry of the Abbasid Era Introductory Offer: Try the first seminar for...
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