Sitemap - 2021 - Civic Renaissance with Alexandra Hudson
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Lessons on life and love according to Eleanor of Aquitaine—the only woman to be Queen of both France & England
Dialogue with Fukuyama and the Tocquevilles + How to revive American civic life
Niccolò Machiavelli on the consolation of philosophy in times of crisis
CR Subscriber-exclusive invite: A private dialogue with Francis Fukuyama and the Tocqueville Family
Phillis Wheatley & Hannah Arendt in dialogue: Examining tragedy and genius in the work of two women central to The Great Conversation
Reclaiming the heart in an era of the mind: lessons from Blaise Pascal's night of fire
Jacques Maritain, who turns 139 today (!), on why true education sets us free
Happy 200th birthday to Dostoevsky!
Happy birthday to an unsung hero of moderation: Erasmus of Rotterdam
What is your life's blueprint? Dr. King and the Great Conversation
Today at 1:30 EST: subscriber-only conversation on ancient manners with Margaret Visser
The making of a Great Course: Storytelling and the human condition
Eating with the Ancients: A conversation with Margaret Visser
Subscriber-only invite: Join me for a private conversation with Margaret Visser, anthropologist of everyday life
How to reinvogorate your intellectual life: Lessons from Michel de Montaigne 429 years after his death
A special thank you to subscribers
Reflecting on St. Augustine 1,591 years after his death
A special discount—and more FULL scholarships available—for "Five classic books that will change your life!"
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Blaise Pascal on the human experience: greatness and misery
What is a university? What it has been, what it is now, and what it can be.
How to fail with grace (corrected video link!)
On failure, success & how the Great Conversation can help us endure both: Lessons from François Fénelon
Happy birthday to Alexis de Tocqueville! A walk in his footsteps 216 years after his birth
Discuss Alexis de Tocqueville LIVE with his family at his château in Normandy
Happy birthday to Petrarch! A walk in his footsteps 717 years after his birth
A walk in the footsteps of Voltaire and Rousseau
Champagne, France: Where to eat, drink and stay
Burgundy, France: Where to stay, eat, drink
What does it mean to be American?
One hour away: A Private Invitation: Bill Kristol & Alexandra
Why I started Civic Renaissance
A Private Invitation: Bill Kristol & Alexandra
What does it mean to be wise? Lessons from a philosopher king
The Great Courses Pilot: Storytelling and the human condition
Lessons on integrity from pottery class
How to start a Civic Renaissance: Recover Humanism
How to start a Civic Renaissance? Recover leisure
On beauty, hypocrisy, and integrity
Everything you need to know about Nashville hot chicken in one place
Greek Mythology in Ten Minutes
What MLK teaches us about civility and the power of ideas to heal our divides
Why care about the Great Conversation?
Rediscovering our common humanity
On the purpose & possibility of friendship
Thank you, a Gift, & an Invitation
What is the future of the humanities?
Xenia, civility, manners, and hospitality in Homer's Odyssey
Paideia, humanitas, and civility — what are they and why do they matter?
An invitation for the incurably curious
Can curiosity heal our divided moment?
The Mellifluous Echo of the Magnanimous Soul, Revisited
A Book Deal, the Rebirth of American Civic Life, an Exciting Forthcoming Announcement, and the Winner Is…
Human Dignity, Riots, and the Fragility of Civilization (And win a book on American mythmaking!)
CAN POPULAR ART REVIVE AMERICAN IDENTITY?
THE RE-OPENING OF THE AMERICAN MIND
Amidst the COVID 19 Pandemic, Americans Are Filling the Gaps
ZUCKERBERG, THE DIGITAL GUTENBERG
IN SEARCH OF THE AMERICAN CHARACTER
The Mellifluous Echo of the Magnanimous Soul
THE POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY OF MANNERS—AND A CHANCE TO WIN A NEW BOOK ON HOW TO START A RENAISSANCE!