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Fri, Sep 11 | Batts Hall (BAT)
What Is Prudence, and How Can I Get It?
Join Professor J. Budziszewski in a seminar series on prudence. Prudence is practical wisdom. It isn’t the same as being smart–you could be smart and not have it. Our readings will be drawn from the "Summa" of St. Thomas Aquinas, one of the two or three wisest teachers about the subject in history.
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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