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5 Essential Great Books for a Classical Education


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5 Essential Great Books for a Classical Education

"What five classic books are indispensable from a classical education? Christian highlights five great books spanning various time periods and subject matter that can't be overlooked.

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ThinkingWest: Great Books Explored revives the “Great Conversation” in our digital age through exploring the great books of the western world. We dive deep into the most influential books of all time, read short essays and letters from the greatest thinkers, and discuss timeless ideas that continue to shape our culture today.

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ThinkingWest aims to revive the “Great Conversation” in our digital age through promoting the study of the great books of the western world, classical approaches to education, and through thoughtful commentary on current events, history, philosophy, culture, education, and religion.

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

How to Read a Book, Mortimer Adler and Charles van Doren: https://amzn.to/3NOLCrm

How to Read and Why, Harold Bloom: https://amzn.to/3J69V0y

The Well-Educated Mind, Susan Wise Bauer: https://amzn.to/3LB5Djq

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