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Day: September 18, 2020

We’re excited that you’ve joined the conversation! At HMU, we want to continue the great authors’ conversations in a contemporary context, and this blog will help us do that. We look back to Aristotle and the early philosophers who used reason and discourse to gain wisdom and now we endeavor to do the same every day.


September 18, 2020

Thanks to Dean Coslovi, a 2020 HMU Fellow in Ideas, for today’s post.

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