What makes a worthy life? What is justice? What makes a decision ethical? How do the big questions of moral and political philosophy actually relate to how we live our lives?
At the Maimonides Scholars Program, the heart of the program happens at the seminar table—where students and teachers engage in rich, probing, and spirited discussions. Each summer, our students choose seminars for the two weeks of study together in the fields of economics, politics, philosophy, and/or literature. The seminars focus on open-ended topics (and close readings of great texts) that lend themselves to varied opinions and spirited debate. This year’s classes include: