My Top Five Books of 2019 (Kyle Rapinchuk)

As usual, my reading plan looks very little like my actual reading list. Circumstances come along, questions get raised in class, I learn about new books being released, and I discover old treasures I had previously overlooked, and I inevitably start reading books not on my list, while relegating those on the list further down, to be read another day, and alas, another year. But … Continue reading My Top Five Books of 2019 (Kyle Rapinchuk)

The Choice of Things to Be Read (Monday Musings)

As I have been preparing my book requests for next school year, I have revisited something I’ve shared before regarding some principles for choosing reading material for classes. In “The Three Columns Revisited,” Mortimer Adler goes into greater detail on the nature of leading seminars in order to help correct some misconceptions about his previous discussion on the three columns from his great work The … Continue reading The Choice of Things to Be Read (Monday Musings)

My Top 5 Books of 2017 (Kyle Rapinchuk)

As 2017 draws to a close, I have been planning a reading list for next year. Some of the books on that list have been on my list for a while, and others are making a new appearance based on recommendations from others or books I came into contact with through another book I read this year. I always find it helpful to get recommendations … Continue reading My Top 5 Books of 2017 (Kyle Rapinchuk)

Nexus Notes: May 19, 2017

A nexus is a series of connections linking two or more things. These notes are dedicated to linking us to great content elsewhere out on the web. THE ECONOMICS OF ATTENTION “A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.” 9 CLASSICAL BLOGS YOU SHOULD BE FOLLOWING Not only a great list of classical blogs, but also a link to the Circe Institute who has … Continue reading Nexus Notes: May 19, 2017