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Day: September 1, 2023

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.


Whitehead poem vectors

September 1, 2023

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

The following poem is constructed entirely from Sections VI-XI from Chapter III (“The Order of Nature”) in Alfred North Whitehead’s Process and Reality. To create the poem, I simply chose sections of text from Whitehead’s own words. Therefore, none of the remaining words are mine, I have merely excerpted and arranged them with a few added symbols. I like think that Whitehead would appreciate a mathematical-leaning poem,

 » Read more about: Found Poem with Whitehead’s Words  »

Consider joining us for the next Quarterly Discussion on Thursday, October 19th, or Saturday, October 21st. The 1.5 hour discussion will focus on two chapters from Machiavelli’s The Prince in combination with a chapter from Edward Gibbon’s History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. All readings are provided. Discussions take place on Zoom. For more information or to register, e-mail Alissa at as****@hm*.edu.

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