This is the first episode about some good books worth reading for anyone interested in classical liberal education. Covering genres such as philosophy, history, educational theory and fiction, these books are not only about classical education, but also constitute a good platform for a liberal education.
James discusses The Great Conversation by Mortimer Adler, which is an introduction to reading the canon of Western Civilisation. Difff then discusses his first choice, Practical Theology by Peter Kreeft, 358 short summaries of important questions from St Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologiae.
Other books that will be discussed in this series include: Frankenstein, Hamlet, The Philosophy of Tolkein, and the two that will be discussed in the next instalment, The Divine Comedy and Paradise Lost.
Check out Difff's other podcast: Chiron, conversations about the past to help make sense of the present.
And James' other podcast: The Art of Inquiry, inquiries into the nature of the world and humanity with expert level guests passionate about their field.
Music: 'Inspiring Dreams' by Keys of Moon | https://soundcloud.com/keysofmoon
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