Online Seminar Series on Love – Symposium by Plato

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Sat, May 23 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Online Seminar

Series on Love – Symposium by Plato

Saturday, May 23, 2020

​Othello said about himself that he “loved not wisely but too well.” It seems that one can love things too much, but can one really love someone too much? Does the answer to that question depend on what is meant by love? Perhaps more fundamentally: are there different kinds of love? This series will devote itself to a discussion of the mystery and majesty of love.

Download Plato’s Symposium by clicking here.

Future Readings in the Series:

Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics (Bk. 8 and 9 edited)
Augustine, Sermon on Love
Dostoevsky, A Gentle Creature

Ibsen, A Doll’s House
Shakespeare, Othello

Sigrid Unset, Gunnar’s Daughter
Flannery O’Connor, The Lame Shall Enter First
C.S. Lewis, Four Loves

Schedule: 12:00-2:00PM PDT

Tutor: Paul O’Reilly

​Location: Online. Register to receive the link.

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