“…people do not learn from experience; they learn from reflection and interpretation.”—Louise Cowan “The Odyssey and the Efficacy of the Imagination”
The Political Problem of Islam the title speaks for itself. good summary of history of Islamic political thought. Jerusalem’s Claim on Us about the paradox of Greek and Hebrew influence in the Western intellectual tradition. You can also hear a version of these ideas delivered in Dr. Cowan’s own distinctive voice in a lecture titled […]
I was mildly intrigued by this book, but probably would never have bought it. Then Diane gave it to me for Christmas. I wanted to read it, but maybe because it has been so popular was a little afraid it would be a disappointment. One of those books you read a bit of and never […]
This was one of my favorite stories when I was little. It still makes me cry.
I woke up yesterday morning to an interesting story on NPR. Sounds like a good book, think I might have to get me a copy.