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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.


July 29, 2016 Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post. “We know truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart.” Blaise Pascal, Pensee #282 As usual, the participants in Harrison Middleton University’s July Quarterly Discussion were well-prepared and excellently informed. For this discussion, we focused on a selection of Blaise …

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March 25, 2016 Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post. Blaise Pascal composed his “Memorial” during a transcendent experience, a ‘night of fire’. I find this a fitting poem for discussion considering all of the religious holidays that fall during this time of year. I also recently attended a community seminar about Pascal, …

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