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Teresa Iversen

(815) 756-9568 ext. 2114|

October 2020

Virtual General Book Club

Monday October 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

It is time to brush up on your Plato. Join the General Book Club, virtually via Zoom, when we discuss Plato’s The Symposium. In the course of a lively drinking party, a group of Athenian intellectuals exchange views on eros, or desire. From their conversation emerges a series of subtle reflections on gender roles, sex in society and the sublimation of basic human instincts. The discussion culminates in a radical challenge to conventional views by Plato's mentor, Socrates, who advocates…

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