Harrison Middleton University
The Raven
Gertrude Stein
astronomical clock
Rachel Carson

Tag: Honor

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.

CATEGORIES

November 4, 2022 Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post. For the October Quarterly Discussion, we read Plutarch’s “Coriolanus” and a speech by David McCullough titled “Knowing History and Knowing Who We Are.” I was not really sure if this combination would work because of the great differences between the two pieces. Plutarch’s …

Plutarch Meets McCullough Read More »

December 9, 2016 Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s blog. Last week was the first of four scheduled discussions of Harrison Middleton University’s film course on The Hollow Crown series. Ben Whishaw portrays Richard II in Shakespeare’s play by the same name. In it, Bolingbroke (Henry IV) steals the throne from Richard II. …

Honor in Richard II Read More »

August 14, 2015 “Let Fame, which all hunt after in their Lives,/ Live register’d upon our brazen tombs,/ And so grace us in the disgrace of death:/ when spite of cormorant devouring time/ The endeavour of this present breath may buy/ That honor which shall bate his Scythe’s keen edge/ And make us heirs of …

Of Ego Read More »

Scroll to Top
Skip to content