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The New Thinkery

Dec 27, 2023

The guys are joined by Peter J. Ahrensdorf, the James B. Duke Professor of Political Science and Affiliated Professor of Classics at Davidson College to discuss his book, Homer and the Tradition of Political Philosophy: Encounters with Plato, Machiavelli, and Nietzsche. Ahrensdorf and the guys explore an overlooked but...

Dec 20, 2023

In this week's classic episode of The New Thinkery, the guys discuss the Christmas classic: A Christmas Carol. They go through the book's plot, themes, underlying philosophical points, and talk about the cultural impact the book has had since its publication in the nineteenth century. 

Dec 13, 2023

This week, the guys are joined for a record sixth time by Dr. Eric Adler, Professor and Chair of Classics at the University of Maryland to talk about his latest work, Humanistic Letters: The Irving Babbitt – Paul Elmer More Correspondence. Adler provides crucial background information about Irving Babbit and Paul...

Dec 6, 2023

In this continuation of a two-part discussion, Professor Tim Burns guides the guys through a thoughtful talk on Leo Strauss, with further discussion on Heidegger, Churchill, Greg's lightning round, and more!