|Each class session will be organized around a central philosophical question: 1) What is the good life? 2) What is justice? 3) What is wisdom? 4) What is real? Brief selections from a variety of philosophical traditions will provide catalysts for discussion. Expect to encounter Plato, Nietzsche, Lao Tzu and many others.
Presenter: Carolyn J. Sweers earned a Masters Degree in philosophy from Boston University and for 25 years taught philosophy and history courses at New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois. After retiring in 1994, Carolyn continued to teach in older adult education programs in the Chicago area. Her sense of humor and skill in engaging others in reflective conversations made her a popular teacher.