Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center 5601 South Braeswood Houston TX 77096
(Notice: we are temporarily meeting in the Westbury United Methodist Church, 5100 Willowbend, until JCC repairs are completed)
What We Are Reading We read selections from anthologies by the Great Books Foundation. Currently we are alternating between Great Conversations 1; Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Voices; Counterparts; Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian; Seven Deadly Sins; and Imperfect Ideal: Utopian and Dystopian Visions.
Meeting place in the basement of Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center, free parking in front.
Archive of Past Readings
May 7, 2013: Freud, "Why War?" June 18,2013: Thucydides, "The Melian Dialogue" July 16, 2013: William James, "The Social Me" and Chekhov, "Rothschild's Fiddle" August 20, 2013: Adam Smith, "Concerning the Division of Labor" and de Tocqueville, "How an Aristocracy may be created by industry" September 17, 2013: Maxim Gorky, "Chelkash" October 15, 2013: Claude Bernard, "Observation and Experiment" and Flannery O'Connor, "Everything that rises must converge" November 19,2013: Roger Fry, "An Essay in Aesthestics" December 17, 2013: Joseph Conrad, "An Outpost of Progress" January 21, 2014: Jose Ortega y Gasset, "On Studying" see the calendar for more recent readings, click on "Look for earlier events"
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