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Event: Great Books Discussion Group

Tuesday December 12, 2017
7:15 PM until 9:00 PM


Members usually read and discuss books from the Great Books Foundation (most of which are available at the library). This month they will discuss A Christmas Carol by Dickens.

In January they will discuss selections from The Invention of Nature   Alexander Von Humboldt's New World by Andrea Wulf including:

  • Prologue
  • Chapter 2 Imagination and Nature:  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Humboldt
  • Chapter 18  (at least last 4 pages)  Humboldt's  Cosmos   
  • Chapter 19  Poetry, Science and Nature: Henry David Thoreau and Humboldt
  • Chapter 23  Preservation and Nature:  John Muir and Humboldt
  • Epilogue

Info contact: Abra Rosenzweig at 617-964-4064.


Location: Room A
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