Episode 1: An Introduction to Paradise Lost

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6mEgZse61uXS1iLDvSEzew?si=131bf38d14d64d90 This is an introduction to our next series that will take listeners through John Milton's┬áParadise Lost. This series, which is part audiobook, part teaching, and part discussion, will invite you to take part in the great conversation around this great work. For further study, see Milton's "Sonnet 19" and Lewis's A Preface to Paradise … Continue reading Episode 1: An Introduction to Paradise Lost

Repairing the Ruins Presentation Notes: Teaching in the Great Works

If you attended my workshop at the Association of Classical Christian School's national conference, Repairing the Ruins, I want to thank you again and offer you some extra notes. If you did not attend the conference, but stumbled upon this post, here's my synopsis for the workshop: Modern teachers are often plagued with trivial matters … Continue reading Repairing the Ruins Presentation Notes: Teaching in the Great Works

Series 1: Episode 2 – Where do we see aporia in the classical tradition?

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3f7lcaRvsMarthWWdD8w9a?si=61f5d5c3b3294f35 In this episode, we discuss Plato's dialogues "Euthyphro" and "Meno" to get a better picture of aporia. If you have not read these dialogues, do not fear: we give an overview of both dialogues and discuss some key passages. In these passages, we discuss the unpleasantness of experiencing aporia and Socrates as a gadfly. … Continue reading Series 1: Episode 2 – Where do we see aporia in the classical tradition?