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Seminars, Quaestiones Disputatae, and more!
In order to be a proper ἀκροᾱτής (akroates), i.e., hearer or student of Aristotle’s, such that one might read and understand the Stagyrite’s treatment of specific subjects like nature (Physics), the soul (De Anima), ethics (Nicomachean Ethics), politics (Politics) or metaphysics (Metaphysics), one must first obtain a general understanding of Aristotle’s rigorous logical method. This…
A light week at the Lyceum as we recharge before the Summer Seminars.
The colloquium lecture delivered in May 2020 by Dr. Matthew Minerd, “Defending and Meditating on First Principles: Wisdom and Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange” is now available to the public.
The passions, though born into us by nature and fitting to our lives, must obey the orders of reason, else they bring disorder to the whole of our being. But since the passions are not disordered by nature (though of reason’s voice they are hard-of-hearing in a postlapsarian existence), we must uncover the causes of their disorder so prevalent today if we are to understand how they fail, and how they might succeed, in attaining their proper and fitting good.
This is the goal of our seminar.
What is a sign? Though a seemingly simple question, and one which may receive a technically simple answer, attaining a clear understanding of signs is a task both very difficult and very important; so important, in fact, that the whole future of philosophy (and by extension, human knowledge in general) depends upon our getting the answer right.
Such is the goal of this seminar.
Updates on seminars, Paradise Lost, research endeavors, and more!
What’s on deck this week at the Lyceum Institute?
A two-week Symposium event on Book IX of Paradise Lost, available to all Lyceum Members.
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