Great Issues - Reading and Discussion Group

Friday, May 19, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Great Issues Discussion Group led by Brian Hansen
Stimulating readings and discussions on the great philosophical issues of America

Readings and video presentation provided
(Reading selections from Great Issues in American Life: A Conspectus, The Annals of America)

Fridays, biweekly
(please see back side for dates & topic schedule)

2:00-3:30 pm
Erion Room, 2nd floor
No registration required

2017 Discussion Dates and Topics
Jan 6 The National Character
Jan 20 Frontier in American Thought and Action
Feb 10 American Constitutionalism
Feb 24 Government by the People: consent, Representation, Suffrage
Mar 10 General Welfare
Mar 24 Domestic Tranquility and Law Enforcement
Apr 7 Common Defense
Apr 21 Foreign Policy and Diplomacy
May 5 American Ideal of Equality
May 19 Pluralism in American Society and Politics
Summer Break
Sep 8 Individualism in America
Sep 22 Status and Rights of Minorities
Oct 6 Institution of Private Property in America
Oct 20 Taxation
Nov 3 Freedom of Enterprise
Nov 17 Role of the Business Corporation in American Life
Dec 1 Work and Workers in America
Dec 15 Standard of Living

Loveland Public Library, Erion Room
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