Schole in the Classical Tradition
Join Christopher Perrin as he contemplates the nature of schole' as the ancients understood it, how it evolved as the tradition evolved, and what lessons that offers for today.
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Monday, March 8, 2021
John Henry Newman
In this episode, Dr. Christopher Perrin presents an overview of John Henry Newman and the central ideas in his book The Idea of a University. Perrin shows how Newman draws from the tradition of education that preceded him and re-articulates what liberal education could and should be in his own time. Cafe Schole is produced by Goldberry Studios for the CiRCE Podast Network.
Monday, February 22, 2021
The Florilegium (aka The Commonplace Book)
In this episode, Dr. Perrin describes the monastic practice of keeping a commonplace book, called a Florilegium or "Book of Flowers," and suggests that the benefits of this practice were profound and should be continued today.Cafe Schole is produced by Goldberry Studios for the CiRCE Podcast Network.