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Book Club: Scott Samuelson

EIU's CtH invites participants to read Scott Samuelson's Seven Ways of Looking at Pointless Suffering: What Philosophy Can Tell Us about the Hardest Mystery of All (2018). Samuelson Cover

 

Simply sign up below! We ask only for your name, email, how you'd like to obtain the book, and whether you'd like to meet before or after Samuelson's EIU lecture on September. All are welcome.

More about Seven Ways of Looking at Pointless Suffering:

“Another great merit of Samuelson's insightful, informative and deeply humane book is that it is a genuine pleasure to read. Herein lies a final challenge to the reader: after luxuriating in his reflections, we must close the book and return to daily life with renewed determination and courage to apply its lessons.” – Times Higher Education, Book of the Week

More info on our web page.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from Illinois Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Illinois General Assembly.

 

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Director: C.C. Wharram

Doudna Fine Arts Center 1343
(217) 581-3968
humanitiescenter@eiu.edu


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