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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.


Ahab Rages and Odysseus Weeps: Trauma as a Core Concept for Humanistic Inquiry June 24, 2022 Thanks to David C. Yamada, a 2022 Fellow in Ideas, for today’s post. The Great Books of the Western World series includes the two-volume Syntopicon, An Index to the Great Ideas, which contains 102 core ideas and accompanying entries …

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November 24, 2017 Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post. “The code word for America was our mother Ne-he-mah.” “I enjoyed serving my country and my people.” – Chester Nez Protecting our country is an act of honor and bravery. Every one of those citizens who sign up for the arduous task of …

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May 26, 2017 Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post. Many veterans have shaped our history in both service through military and then ongoing service after their military careers. All military contributions are incalculable, but important for contemplation and discussion. Additionally, the contributions of those once they have left military service is worth …

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