LEctures and Conferences

 

 

Upcoming Events

 co-sponsored with:    The Thomistic Institute

co-sponsored with: 

The Thomistic Institute

Desire and the good life

A reflection on the Aristotelian tradition, especially as it regards practical reasoning as a way of seeking the good. Featuring:

  • Jennifer Frey - University of South Carolina
  • Candace Vogler - University of Chicago
  • Katja Vogt - Columbia University
  • Dhananjay Jagannathan - Columbia University
 
 co-sponsored with:   The Portsmouth Institute    The University Bookman

co-sponsored with:

The Portsmouth Institute

The University Bookman

Why Liberalism failed

In light of the increasing tensions apparent in liberal societies, is Liberalism an inherently contradictory system whose success generates its own downfall? Patrick Deneen elaborates on the argument of his new book and Daniel Mahoney responds.  

Featuring

  • Patrick Deneen - University of Notre Dame
  • Daniel Mahoney - Assumption College
 

Previous Events

 co-sponsored with:   OU-JLIC at Columbia/Barnard    The Tikvah Fund

co-sponsored with:

OU-JLIC at Columbia/Barnard

The Tikvah Fund

Guilt, Sin, and Privilege: A Fresh Look

Bill McClay expounds on the idea that modern secular society has not shed the mindset of sin and repentance, but is in fact burdened by a graver psychology of transgression and guilt with no adequate means of expiation. Rabbi Shalom Carmy responds.

Featuring

  • Bill McClay - University of Oklahoma
  • Rabbi Shalom Carmy - Yeshiva University