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Join us for an excellent conversation with Ivy League Professor Dr. Phil Cary, about the structure of Dante's Cosmology and the 24 wise people in the sphere of the Sun.

 

We'll also go through the overall process of descent and ascent, learning and growing, the movement of the souls, and Dr. Cary's favorite moments of wisdom and beauty from the Divine Comedy!

 

 

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/interview-dr-phil-cary-about-dantes-cosmology...

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3RwYx1oi583T4gktAeZ09o

 

 

Thanks for listening!

 

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This podcast episode is also shared on our "Ancient World Podcast":
https://open.spotify.com/show/0X5Ybpqvb3NvYVTbffUIjn

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ancient-world/id1447978094

 

 

Dr. Phillip Cary is Professor of Philosophy at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, where he is also Scholar-in-Residence at the Templeton Honors College. After receiving his B.A. in English Literature and Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis, Professor Cary earned his M.A. in Philosophy and Ph.D. in Philosophy and Religious Studies from Yale University. Professor Cary is a recent winner of the Lindback Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching at Eastern University. He has also taught at Yale University, the University of Connecticut, and the University of Hartford. As the Arthur J. Ennis Post-Doctoral Fellow at Villanova University, he taught the nationally recognized undergraduate Core Humanities seminars on ancient, medieval, Renaissance, and modern thought. As a scholar, Professor Cary's specialty is the thought of Augustine, but he has also published scholarly articles on Luther, the doctrine of the Trinity, and personal knowledge. His most recent books include two on Augustine, Inner Grace and Outward Signs, both published by Oxford University Press in 2008, as well as a commentary on the book of Jonah, also in 2008, published by Brazos Press.

 

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