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Politics and the Humanities

Politics and Humanities

Politics and the Humanities is a podcast hosted by Tom Merrill (Government) and Sarah Marsh (Literature) on books, ideas, and liberal education. We discuss books we are reading with our students and new books by interesting authors, and we often have guests.

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Episode 4
Aristophanes: Obscene Conservative, with Paul Ludwig

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Episode 3
Self-Deception in Pride and Prejudice

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Episode 2
John McGowan on Mill's On Liberty

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Episode 1
Can the Humanities Survive?

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