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Fri, Sep 11 | Batts Hall (BAT)
The Lost Art of Dying: A Doctor's Notes on Policy & Practices
Human beings focus much more on living well than on dying well. But is this the right ratio? How should we make sense of human finitude? A six-hundred-year-old book provides an answer. Lunch is provided at this event for those who RSVP.
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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