Ancient Solutions for the Crises of Modernity



Join us on Monday nights this Spring semester for a look at how different contemporary thinkers have turned to ancient sources as they wrestle with modern problems of politics and society.

Nathan Pinkoski, D.Phil Oxford and Lecturer at Princeton University, will lead the discussions.

We will be meeting at the offices of The Morningside Institute from 6:00-7:30pm. Dinner will be provided and any relevant texts will be circulated beforehand. 

The various sessions will be held on the following days:

  •  Monday, february 25th

 Leos Strauss (What is Political Philosophy?)

  • monday, march 11th

 Leo Strauss (What is Political Philosophy?)

  •  Monday, march 25th

 Hannah Arendt (The Promise of Politics)

  • monday, april 8th

Alasdair MacIntyre (After Virtue)

  • monday, april 15th

Alasdair MacIntyre (Politics, Philosophy, and the Common Good)

  • monday, april 22nd

Pierre Manent (Metamorphoses of the City)