Imagining Money VII Wednesday Jan 30 2019
A class that spiraled outwards from a consideration of Chaucer's Pardoner's Tale to Maugham's parable of the appointment in Samara to parables in general, including the strange parable of the talents in Matthew. The ontology of things in the world and death as not a thing in the world (in Chaucer, in Maugham). How treasure or gold is like death -- a catalyst, a vector, something not itself (a marker for a return to Aristotle tomorrow).
It is Free