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Updates. April 26th 2016

Having read The Symposium, I’m excited to get more out of Plato. But it seems I couldn’t ignore Homer (plus other Greek poets).

I will definitely dive straight to Homer, through Butler’s prose translation. 273 more words

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A Few Thoughts about Love in Symposium & De Rerum Natura

Having done my first reading for On the Nature of Things (De Rerum Natura) and The Symposium, here are a few musings.

A syntopical reading about love would definitely include these two books. 243 more words

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Notes from The Symposium

I”m reading from The Symposium. I’ve always wanted to read it but was lazy. I got motivated today. It’s a subject that you and I are wont to think about, LOVE. 1,956 more words

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April 13, 2016 Updates

I’m through with the edited Arabian Nights by Jack Zypes. I’m ready for more with the Harvard Classics version, focusing on tales I haven’t read. 392 more words

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Going to April, 2016

Last time, I resoled to get started with Gateway to the Great Books (GGB) by working through Robinson Crusoe, but I’m bored as fuck. just made it through the first chapter, I went to sea. 535 more words

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How to Read a Book

You might have some welcome time on your hands in the holiday season, so why not dig into a new book! But do you really know how to read a book? 402 more words

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John Locke, 17th Century U.S. "Founding Father"

Well, here it is, the final course in my master’s program in philosophy/religion through Harrison Middleton University. For some reason John Locke, and the other two authors, were tough to get through. 2,018 more words

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