Friday, January 31, 2020

Reading Rat - January 2020

Articles, Essays, Reviews

The 15th Annual Better-Than List, by Armond White, at National Review

Nussbaum's Surprising Conservatism, by Anthony M. Barr, review of The Cosmopolitan Tradition: A Noble but Flawed Ideal, by Martha C. Nussbaum, at Modern Age

'The History of Philosophy' (Penguin Press), by A.C. Grayling, review by David Luhrssen, at Shepherd Express

Got rid, by Sean O’brien, at The Times Literary Supplement, January 10, 2020

Milwaukee's Lost Town Of Lake, by Emily Files, WUWM

In U.S., Library Visits Outpaced Trips to Movies in 2019, by Justin McCarthy, Gallup (via Franklin Public Library)

Ayn Rand, 'The Virtue of Selfishness', Values and Virtues, Philosophy Core Concepts, by Gregory Sadler, video

The Vast Influence of Ibn Sina, Pioneer of Medicine, by Liz Tracey, JSTOR Daily

Poetry by Alfred Nicol, (then follow "Next Article" links to) Steven Peterson, Timothy Dusenbury, Elinor Ann Walker, Iain Twiddy. David B. Wester, Clinton Collister, and Sally Thomas, at First Things, January 2020

Events

Great Conversation Reading Group, Current Reading from the Ten Years Reading Plan in Great Books of the Western World: February, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, A Discourse on Political Economy; March, Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations, Book II.

"Themes from the Philosophical Scholarship of Sarah Broadie", Thursday, February 20th, and Friday, February 21st, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Eisenberg Reading Room, Sensenbrenner Hall, 1103 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Marquette University, Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy, Schedule

Sarah Broadie, "Mathematics in Plato's Republic", Aquinas Lecture, Sunday, February 23rd, 3:00 p.m., Marquette University, Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy, Marquette Hall, 1217 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 100

Great Books 2018-2019 Readings for the Great Books Roundtable Discussions at Special Collections on the Fourth Floor of the Golda Meir Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: February 24th, Euripides, Trojan Women.

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