St. John's College Formal Lecture Series—Annapolis

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St. John's College Formal Lecture Series—Annapolis

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Items in this collection are part of a series of lectures given every year at St. John's College. During the Fall and Spring semesters, lectures are given on Friday nights.  Items include audio recordings and typescripts.

For more information, and for a schedule of upcoming lectures, please visit the St. John's College website.  

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St. John's College Greenfield Library

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formallectureseriesannapolis

Collection Items

Double Duty: How to Live in the Cosmos of Plotinus
Typescript of a lecture delivered by Bill Pastille, Annapolis tutor, on November 20, 2020 as part of the Formal Lecture Series.

Mr. Pastille describes his lecture: "We all act according to our conceptions of the world. Plotinus had an…

Looking Into Freshman Lab: A Path to Experiencing the Blossoming of Things? Parts 1 and 2
Video recording of two lectures delivered by Robert Druecker, Annapolis tutor on September 11 and 12, 2020 as part of the Formal Lecture Series.

Mr. Druecker describes the lectures: "Part One gives a sense both of what students at the beginning of…

Our Polity
Video recording of a lecture delivered on August 28, 2020 by Joseph Macfarland as part of the Formal Lecture Series. First formal lecture of the academic year, previously referred to as the "Dean's Lecture", but now called the "Christopher B. Nelson…

Poverty in America
Video recording of of a lecture delivered by Chris Arnade, Ph.D. on October 30, 2020 as part of the Formal Lecture Series. Dr. Arnade describes his lecture: "What costs do current political and economic forces impose on the worst off among us? We…

Becoming (A) Woman in La Princesse de Clèves
Video recording of a lecture delivered by Patricia Locke, Annapolis tutor on October 2, 2020 as part of the Formal Lecture Series. Ms. Locke describes her lecture: "Madame de Lafayette’s book, La Princesse de Clèves, is one of the earliest novels of…

God and Ostriches: Queer Birds in the Book of Job
Video recording of a lecture delivered by Ron Haflidson, Annapolis tutor, on September 25, 2020 as part of the Formal Lecture Series. Mr. Haflidson offers this description for the lecture: "In the Book of Job, God and Job seem to disagree about…

Great Books as a Tool for Liberating African Americans
Video recording of a lecture delivered by Anika Prather, Founder of The Living Water School, on September 18, 2020 as part of the Formal Lecture Series. Dr. Prather offers this description for her lecture: "I will first review the history of how the…

Dialectic, virtue and recollection in Plato's Meno
Typescript of a lecture delivered on September 24, 2010 by Laurence Berns as part of the Formal Lecture Series.

Audio recording of a lecture delivered on September 24, 2010 by Laurence Berns as part of the Formal Lecture Series.

Audio recording of a lecture delivered by Mitzi Lee, Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder, on February 7, 2020 as part of the Formal Lecture Series. Dr. Lee offers this description for her lecture: "What kind of a…

Audio recording of a lecture delivered by Sarah Ruden, author, poet, and visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, on January 17, 2020 as part of the Formal Lecture Series.

Dr. Ruden describes her lecture topic as: “talking about the…

Audio recording of a lecture delivered by Ronna Burger, Professor of Philosophy at Tulane University, on November 8, 2019 as part of the Formal Lecture Series.

Burger describes her lecture topic as follows: "The family is a central concern for the…

Audio recording of a lecture delivered by Arthur Melzer, Professor at Michigan State University, on November 1, 2019 as part of the Formal Lecture Series.

Melzer describes his lecture topic as follows: "Is it true that most philosophers prior to…

Audio recording of a lecture delivered by Benjamin Storey, Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Affairs, and Co-Director of the Tocqueville Program at Furman University, on October 18, 2019 as part of the Formal Lecture…

Audio recording of a lecture delivered by Mark Alznauer, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, on September 20, 2019 as part of the Formal Lecture Series.

Alznauer describes his lecture topic as follows: "Hegel says that the…

Audio recording of a lecture delivered by Michael Zuckert, Emeritus Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, on September 13, 2019 as part of the Formal Lecture Series.

Zuckert describes his lecture topic as follows:…

Falstaff Riseth Up
Typescript of a lecture delivered by Louis Petrich on April 12, 2019 as part of the Formal Lecture Series. A PowerPoint presentation was given at the beginning of the lecture and is included at the end of the typescript.

Audio recording of a lecture delivered by Louis Petrich on April 12, 2019 as part of the Formal Lecture Series. The beginning of the recording includes music. A PowerPoint presentation was given at the beginning of the lecture.

A description of…

A History of Galileo's Inclined Plane Experiment and Its Philosophical Implications
Powerpoint slides of a lecture given on September 9, 2011 by Paolo Palmieri.
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