Tag Archives: Alfred North Whitehead

Scientist: Science Is Anti-Rationalistic, Naive

Political absolutism, scholastic philosophy, determinism, history of science: we are all over the place in this week’s readings. Let’s get to it. Here are the readings for the coming week: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, Book VI (GBWW Vol. … Continue reading

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Hail Bounteous May

This week in the Great Books Project we begin one of literature’s greatest psychological works. Gird up your loins for the Brothers K. Here are the readings for the coming week: The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (GBWW Vol. 52, … Continue reading

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Zenobia in Chains

This week we’ll pass the 4,500-page mark in the Man and Society category of this Great Books Project. It’s good to have Gibbon’s lively prose carrying us forward. Here are the readings for the coming week: The History of Don … Continue reading

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