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Upcoming Events

Like the west, the east has its own tradition of influential texts that address the perennial questions of human kind. This series will focus on the texts of Taoism, Confucius, Buddhism, and Hinduism.

April 9 reading:

Analects of Confucius
Chapters 2 and 3

Location:

Online. Register to receive the link.

Online Seminar

Free Community Seminar Series
Eastern Classics

Thursday, April 9, 2020

12:00-1:00PM

"I opened myself to the gentle indifference of the world."

Tutor:

Peter Rainer

Location:

Online. Register to receive the link.

Online Seminar

Film and Text Pairing
The Stranger by Albert Camus

1967 film directed by Luchino Visconti and starring Marcello Mastroianni

Saturday, April 11, 2020
12:00 - 2:00PM

Check out our first on-line seminar - Democracy in America, Volume 2 (selections)
by Alexis de Tocqueville - March 28, 2020

View the February 16, 2020 Ojai Chautauqua Panel Series on Education
Addressing Ojai's Declining Public School Enrollment

An Introduction to The Agora Foundation. What is liberal education? 

An Introduction to The Agora Foundation's Ojai Chautauqua Panels.

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"? Are they based on nature or consent? Are they inalienable?

April 6 reading:

Federalist Papers 65 and 66

Location:

Online. Register to receive the link.

Online Seminar

Free Community Seminar Series
The Foundations of Our Republic

Monday, April 6, 2020

5:30-6:30PM