1. This Reflections episode features professor of Catholic social thought of the University of St. Thomas, Dr. Michael Naughton, discussing the role and influence of family relationships in a business.

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  2. New York University
    Department of Italian Studies
    Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
    Humanities Initiative at NYU

    presented

    an International Conference:

    Dante and Heterodoxy:
    The Temptation of Radical Thought in the 13th Century

    Conference Director: Maria Luisa Ardizzone (New York University)

    PART 1 of 3

    Ruth Ben-Ghiat, New York University
    Chair, Department of Italian Studies
    Stefano Albertini, New York University
    Director, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò

    Welcoming Address
    Maria Luisa Ardizzone, New York University
    Opening Remarks

    First session:
    Chair: Teodolinda Barolini, Columbia University
    Piero Boitani, “Sapienza” Università di Roma
    Farinata, Cavalcanti, Ulysses: Heterodoxy in Hell.
    Anna Bagorda, New York University
    Tra la “mia vista” e il “nostro intelletto”: il Paradiso e l’eterodossia (o la prodossia) dell’estasi.

    Second session:
    Chair: Lina Bolzoni, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa; New York University
    Federica Anichini, The College of New Jersey
    Paradiso III: Language “per modum affectus” of the Blessed in the Heaven of the Moon.
    Donatella Stocchi Perucchio, University of Rochester
    The Limits of Heterodoxy in Monarchia.
    Costantino Marmo, Università di Bologna
    The Philosophy of Language at the End of XIIIth Century. The Modists in Paris and Bologna

    Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
    New York University
    March 8, 2012

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  3. In The Birth of Politics, Melissa Lane introduces the reader to the foundations of Western political thought, from the Greeks, who invented democracy, to the Romans, who created a republic and then transformed it into an empire. Please join us for a conversation between the author and political theorist Danielle Allen.

    Melissa Lane is Professor of Politics at Princeton University. Her books include Eco-Republic: What the Ancients Can Teach Us about Ethics,Virtue, and Sustainable Living and Plato’s Progeny: How Plato and Socrates Still Captivate the Modern Mind. Danielle Allen is Professor in the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study. She is the author of The World of Prometheus: The Politics of Punishing in Democratic Athens, of Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown vs. Board of Education, Why Plato Wrote, and Our Declaration.

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