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Humanities

The Humanities Member-Led Forum focuses on ideas and experiences in history, biography, philosophy and literature which shed light on issues of current interest to the membership and the community.

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Can Courts Get the Law Right? Judicial Review’s Problem with Objectivity

Date: Wed, October 05, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Judicial review and the rule of law


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The Creative Architect

Date: Mon, October 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

A look inside an amazing episode of modern architecture and psychology


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Why Presidents Fail and How They Can Succeed Again

Date: Tue, October 18, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Success and failure in the White House


Humanities West Book Discussion: The World of Yesterday, by Stefan Zweig

Date: Mon, October 24, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM

Portrait of an era


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Einstein's Greatest Mistake

Date: Mon, October 24, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Just how great could Einstein have been?


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Socrates Café

Date: Mon, October 24, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

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Ben Franklin Circles

Date: Wed, November 02, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

Bringing people together to discuss pressing philosophical & ethical issues


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Egon Schiele: A Feminist Artist Ahead of His Time

Date: Thu, November 03, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

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Wings: Gifts of Art, Life and Travel in France

Date: Wed, November 09, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

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Socrates Café

Date: Mon, November 21, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

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Lamentation and the Limits of Philosophy

Date: Thu, December 08, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM

Mozart and grief


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Socrates Café

Date: Mon, December 19, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM

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Crossing the Thinnest Line

Date: Mon, January 09, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

The case for embracing greater diversity


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Crossing the Thinnest Line

Date: Tue, February 07, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

The new world of diversity


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The Hamilton Affair

Date: Mon, February 13, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

The love story behind the controversial Revolutionary-era leader


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The End of the Vikings

Date: Thu, February 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM

The journey from paganism to Christianity to secularism