LEctures and Conferences

 

 

Upcoming Events

 c0-sponsored with:   The Veritas Forum at Columbia    Columbia Catholic Ministry

c0-sponsored with:

The Veritas Forum at Columbia

Columbia Catholic Ministry

 
 co-sponsored with:   Department of Philosophy, Columbia University    The Thomistic Institute

co-sponsored with:

Department of Philosophy, Columbia University

The Thomistic Institute

The Importance of a Literary Imagination

A conversation with celebrated author of children’s literature Mary Pope Osborne. Mary will discuss the unique appeal and challenge of children’s literature as well as the inspiration and fruits of her work.

 

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

the crisis of liberalism

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 Why Liberalism Failed and Vincent Phillip Muñoz responds.  

Featuring

  • Patrick Deneen - University of Notre Dame

  • Vincent Phillip Muñoz - University of Notre Dame


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