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Fri, Sep 11 | Batts Hall (BAT)
Compact Seminar: "Technology and Human Persons" with Ryan Womack
This 4-week seminar will explore a philosophy and theology about technology, relationships, and human persons. We'll examine selections from Edward Bernays' "Propaganda," Daniel Boorstin's "The Image," Neil Postman's "Amusing Ourselves to Death," and selected readings in contemporary questions.
Time & Location
Sep 11, 12:00 PM - Nov 13, 1:00 PM
About The Event
Over the course of ten Friday lunches, we will read and discuss provocative essays on prudence by two leading thinkers. The first six Fridays will be spent on excerpts from Russell Kirk's Politics of Prudence. For the final four meetings, we will look at Josef Pieper's commentaries on prudence in his book, The Cardinal Virtues. No outside reading is required. The essays are short enough that we should be able to read them as a group and then launch into a good discussion about their implications. Bring your lunch and join us every Friday starting September 11th.
We will meet in the courtyard between Batts Hall and Mezes Hall
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