The Goldberg Symposium: January 16-17, 2016
Schedule: Events have been scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. There will be seminars and a group dinner. However, informal gatherings are also being organized below.
Reading list: Each of the seminars will focus on pre-assigned texts. A list of the texts is available.
Suggested donation: While we are adamant that money be no obstacle to anyone’s attendance, there will also be costs associated the weekend. If you could, please make a “pay what you can” donation. (You will able to use a PayPal account or a credit card.) We recommend $125 per person.
Contact Information: Need to get in touch with the organizing committee?
Reading: The Tempest
Primary Focus:Herodotus 3.80-87Thucydides 2.35-46GorgiasSupporting:Republic VII 514a-519b [repeat from last year]Nicomachean Ethics 3:1-5
GorgiasKant “What is Enlightenment”Lincoln “Gettysburg Address
Leviathan: 21:1-9 (pp. 136-141)
Locke: Sections 3-8, 13-14, 16-19, 22-23, 34, 37.1, 42-44, 54, 57,63, 87, 95-99, 123-131, 135-137, 143, 149-150, 168, 240-243Rousseau various passages from Second Discourse and SocialContract *
Second Discourse: 44-45; 64-65; 67 para. 2-70; 80-81Social Contract: 141b; 150b-151; 170 bot ½; 199 para. 3-5
Social Contract: Book 1, chapter 1 (pp. 5-6); 1.4 para. 6 (5 lines) (p. 10); 1.8 (pp. 18-19); 2.11 para. 1-2 (p. 22); 3.15 p. 84, para. 3—p. 85, para. 1Second Discourse: pp. 183 (last line)-185; pp. 212 para. 2—215 (top 2 lines only); pp. 217 para. 2—222 (top 3 lines only); pp. 236-238
While we are adamant that money be no obstacle to anyone’s attendance, there will also be costs associated the weekend:
- Food, drink, cake, and space for the dinner
- Snacks and spaces for seminars
If you could, make a “pay what you can” donation. (You will able to use a PayPal account or a credit card.) We recommend $125 per person.
Use the forum and connect with others to schedule informal gatherings during the weekend.