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    The British poet Wilfred Owen published only five poems before he was killed in World War I at the age of 25. His most famous poems about the Great War were published posthumously. Owen’s poetry often conjures up images from his own experience in the trenches.

    Wilfred Owen
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    The selection being discussed today is”How Religion May Be an Embodiment of Reason” by George Santayana. It is Chapter 1 in the 3rd volume of his larger work,The Life of Reason, published in five books from 1905 to 1906.

    The Life of Reason
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    The selection of this Great Books edition is, “On Personal Identity,” by David Hume.

    On Personal Identity
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    The selection to this Great Books edition is, “The Shawl,” by Cynthia Ozick.

    The Shawl
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    The Selection for this Great Books edition is, “The Great Conversation,” by Robert Hutchins.

    The Great Conversation
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    The selection for this Great Books edition is, “Letters to a Young Poet,” by Rainer Maria Rilke.

    Letters to a Young Poet
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    The selection for this Great Books edition is, “An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations,” by Adam Smith.

    The Wealth of Nations
  • Great Books i

    The selection for this Great Books edition is, “Reflections from the North Country” by Sigurd F. Olson.

    Reflections from the North Country