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Author: David O'Connor
List of lectures.

Notes:

  • The missing session numbers indicate either a screening or a Discussion Session
  • A complete list of readings and plot summaries for the movie screenings can be found on the Readings page.
  • Each streaming video lecture (.mov format) lasts between 20 and 50 minutes.
  • The outlines are intended to serve as companions to the lecture videos.
  • The video lectures are also available in iTunes U.
Session Video Lecture Lecture Outline
1 Introduction: Philosophy as Love Potion Session 1 Notes
3
Exotica Session 3 Notes
4
Plato, Symposium, Phaedrus and Pausanias Session 4 Notes
6
Andre Dubus, "Falling in Love" Session 6 Notes
7
Plato, Phaedrus, Lysias and Socrates' first speech Session 7 Notes
9
Phaedrus, Socrates' second speech
Session 9 Notes
10 Thomas Mann, Death in Venice Session 10 Notes
12
Symposium, Eryximachus
Session 12 Notes
13
Symposium, Aristophanes
Session 13 Notes
15
The Hairdresser's Husband Session 15 Notes
16
Matthew 19 and Genesis 1-3 Session 16 Notes
18
Symposium, Socrates and Diotima Session 18 Notes
19
The Lord of the Rings Session 19 Notes
21
Mind the Gap Session 21 Notes
22
Pope Paul VI, Humanae Vitae; Dubus, "All the Time in the World" Session 22 Notes
24
William Shakespeare, Othello, (Acts 1-3) Session 24 Notes
25 Othello, (Acts 4-5) Session 25 Notes
27
Hannah and Her Sisters Session 27 Notes
28
Dubus, "The Timing of Sin" Session 28 Notes
30
The Secret Lives of Dentists
Session 30 Notes
31
Dubus, "Out of the Snow" Session 31 Notes
32
Babette's Feast Session 32 Notes
34
Proof Session 34 Notes
35
Symposium, Alcibiades Session 35 Notes
37
Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream Session 37 Notes
38 A Midsummer Night's Dream Session 38 Notes
40 Phaedrus, Socrates' second speech Session 40 Notes
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