On Monday night, the Veritas Forum at Columbia, along with the John Jay Society, hosted an online Zoom entitled “Should Some Books Not Be Read?” At the event, a philosopher and a writer discussed the moral consequences of reading “dangerous” books.
Tuesday Daily Editor/ultimate renaissance woman Briana Bursten put her incredibly extensive knowledge of philosophy and literature to the test when she attended a lecture entitled “The Ancient Quarrel: Philosophy and Literature” on Monday night. So who cares if she only took one intro philosophy class last semester and now calls herself “Yung Aristotle”? Who cares if she […]
Bucket List represents the immense academic privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. After a relaxing break, sharpen your knowledge of local, regional, national and global politics. No, Homeland and Scandal don’t count. Our recommended events are below, and the full list can be found below the jump. As always, if we’ve made a mistake or […]