Reclaiming the Canon: Essays on Philosophy, Poetry, and History

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Though the title suggests another culture-war screed, this book comprises polished lectures on Homer, Plato, Tolstoy, Conrad, Yeats, and other canonical must-reads. Late in this collection of 20 ... Read full review

Contents

PARTI THE SEARCH FORWISDOM
3
THEHUMAN CONDITION
39
j History Poetry and Philosophy in Tolstoys War and Peace
66
of Cultures
178
1 3
213
Who Will Teach the Teachers?
227
The Structure of Teaching
241
GLIMPSES OFPLATos
255
Book X
300
The Limitations on Human Wisdom
323
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