May 26, 2014

Dante’s Divine Comedy: Medieval Masterpiece and the Modern Search for Meaning – Associate Professor John Kinder (UWA)

by Tom Gourlay

The Dawson Society for Philosophy and Culture was proud to present the following lecture by Associate Professor John Kinder of the University of western Australia at the Speakers Forum event on 13 May 2014.

Assoc. Prof. Kinder gave a account of Dante’s divine comedy as a part of our culture here in Australia in 2014.

John Kinder

This lecture also served as an introductory lecture to a new initiative from The Dawson Society, the Paideia Lectures.This project aims to build on our Speakers Forum by allowing participants to more deeply engage with philosophical issues and great cultural works. The Paideia Lectures will provide of 5 – 8 lectures exploring a Speakers Forum topic in greater depth than is possible in a single evening.

For more information on the Paideia Lectrues plese follow this link.

The lecture can be heard below.

Also available for download are the slides which are referred to in the lecture.

Download the slides here

 

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