Thursday, August 31, 2017

Reading Rat - August 2017

Author appearances, lectures, conferences

Friday, Sept 15, 3:30pm, Ted Sider, Rutgers, “Equivalence from a Metaphysical Point of View” University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Philosophy Department Colloquia, Fall 2017, 175 Curtin Hall

Friday, Sept 22, 3:30pm, Geoff Sayre McCord, University of North Carolina, “On a Better Theory of Morality and a Theory of a Better Morality”, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Philosophy Department Colloquia, Fall 2017, 175 Curtin Hall

September 27 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wilkie Collins, “House to Let” (1858, written with Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Adelaide Anne Procter) and “The Ghost in the Cupboard Room” (1859), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries Great Books Roundtable Discussions, Special Collections, Golda Meir Library

J.D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, will be the featured speaker at the October 17th annual dinner of the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute

Reading Log

2017-08-20 (eclipse eve) Moors Resort & Marina, Gilbertsville, Kentucky: The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination, by Jacob Bronowski; New Haven, CT, Yale University Press 1978; 0300024096 (review by Harris Pastides at Yale J Biol Med. 1978 Sep-Oct; 51(5): 589)

Book Log - acquisitions

2017-08-03 All Saints Cathedral, Milwaukee, WI:

The Book of Common Prayer: and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church: Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David: According to the use of The Episcopal Church; New York, NY: The Church Hymnal Corporation 1979

A Hopkins Reader (Gerard Manley Hopkins), Selected and with and Introduction by John Pick; New York, NY: Oxford University Press 1953; ex lib. Father Vojtik, Waukesha, Wis.

2017-08-17 AbeBooks
Robbery under Law: The Mexican Object-Lesson, by Evelyn Waugh; London, England: The Catholic Book Club 1940; ex lib. Colleen S. Laurenth, Mt. Calvary, Wis.

2017-08-19 TextbookRush via Amazon
The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation, by Rod Dreher; New York, NY: Sentinel (Penguin Random House LLC) 2017; 9780735213296

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