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Agora Foundation Great Books Seminar – The Foundations of Our Republic Free Community Seminar Series

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

The Foundations of Our Republic
Free Community Seminar Series
The first and third Thursdays of each month
Next session is November 1, 2018

What are the fundamental principles of our Republic? Are these principles based on a view of objective reality/nature, or simply the “consent of the governed”? Depending on how one addresses the previous question: Are these principles changeable, and if so on what grounds? How should one read the founding documents? What authority does the Executive, Legislative, and Judiciary branches have? What are rights? Are they based on nature or consent? Are they inalienable?

The November 15 reading is –
The Constitution – Amendments

Schedule:
12:00 – 1:00PM

Readings:
Declaration of Independence, Selected Federalist Papers, The U.S. Constitution, Dred Scott Decision and Dissenting View (edited), Lincoln Douglass Debates (edited), Letter from Birmingham Jail

Location:
The Ojai Library
111 East Ojai Avenue
Ojai, California 93023

Details

Date:
November 15
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.agorafoundation.org/current-seminars

Organizer

The Agora Foundation
Phone:
8052315974
Email:
greatbooksojai@gmail.com
Website:
www.theagorafoundation.org

Venue

Ojai Library
111 East Ojai Avenue
Ojai, CA 93023 United States
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Phone:
(805) 646-1639
Website:
https://www.vencolibrary.org/locations/ojai-library