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Beauty, Value, and the Good


Beauty, Value, and the Good HPI Mini-Seminar led by Hannah McKeown DESCRIPTION This course will consider two themes related to the idea of beauty as [...]

In the Shadow of End Times


In the Shadow of End Times HPI Mini-Seminar led by Kévin Irakóze DESCRIPTION This course explores human collectivities’ reactions to the destruction of social worlds. [...]

Tahera Qutbuddin


Tahera Qutbuddin is a Senior Faculty Advisor for the Hyde Park Institute. She is a scholar of classical Arabic literature and Islamic studies focusing on intersections of the literary, the [...]

Howard Nusbaum


Howard Nusbaum is a Senior Faculty Advisor for the Hyde Park Institute. He is currently the Director of the Chicago Center for Practical Wisdom and Stella M. Rowley Professor of [...]

2020-2021 Courses


2020-2021 FOR-CREDIT COURSES Fall In the Physics, Aristotle lays out the basic concepts and principles governing his thought about physical reality. His approach is both philosophically [...]

Teaching for Wisdom 2019-20


Teaching for Wisdom 2019-2020 Developing Character in the Classroom Are you interested in education and how kids learn? Have you considered how wisdom is taught [...]

2017-2018 Courses


2017-2018 FOR-CREDIT COURSES Spring Practical reason can be distinguished from theoretical or speculative reason in many ways. Traditionally, some philosophers have distinguished the two by [...]

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