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Fri, Sep 11 | Batts Hall (BAT)
Lecture: "A Pinch of Moderation, or Moderation with a Pinch?" with Dr. Michael Foley
Goethe said, "Out of moderation a pure happiness springs." Without moderation, we cannot be free and we cannot be happy. How do we acquire the virtue in the first place? And how do we teach it? Join us at Founders Classical Academy as Dr. Michael Foley (Ph.D., Boston College) to discuss moderation.
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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