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E.g., 03/02/2015
E.g., 03/02/2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Norse Mythology: Religion & Culture

5:45-7:45 pm

Discover the relationship between the tales of Norse mythology and the cultures that produced them. Participants will learn how the powerful myths preserved by Icelanders in the thirteenth century relate to the religious beliefs and practices of the pre-Christian northern world. Particular attention will be paid to the role of women in Norse culture and how, as Christianity…

Thursday, March 12, 2015
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Cogito Ergo Sum: Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy

5:45-7:45 pm 

This class has been cancelled.

Rene Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy (1641) is among the greatest philosophical works of all time, as well as one of the founding texts of modernity. In these Meditations, Descartes outlines his famous method of doubt, explains the certainty of his own existence as a thinking being, explores the relationship between mind and body, offers two controversial…