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Eva Brann

Eva Brann is a former dean and longtime tutor at St. John's College, Annapolis.  In 2005 she was the recipient of the National Humanities Medal.  Her writings include Music of the Republic: Essays on Socrates' Conversations and Plato's Writings (Paul Dry).

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Novelist and Calvinist
By: Eva Brann
Posted: August 10, 2016
This article appeared in: Vol. XVI, Number 3, Summer 2016

Marilynne Robinson is both a great novelist and a scholar. 

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Euclid in a Nutshell
By: Eva Brann
Posted: March 28, 2014
A review of The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements, by David Berlinski There are hosannas due in heaven—or better iai iais on Olympus—for a book in praise of Euclid, especially one as accessible, amusing, and enthusiastic as David Berlinski’s. “Euclid is unive...
 
Liberalism and Liberal Education
By: Eva Brann
Posted: June 30, 2011
This article appeared in: Vol. XI, Number 3 - Summer 2011

A review of Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities , by Martha C. Nussbaum

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Welcome to Colonus
By: Eva Brann
Posted: October 3, 2007
This article appeared in: Vol. VII, Number 4 - Fall 2007
A review of The Theban Play of Sophocles, translated by David R. Slavitt.
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Plato's Impossible Polity
By: Eva Brann
Posted: January 31, 2007
This article appeared in: Vol. VI, Number 3 - Summer 2006

A fresh reading of Plato's Republic.

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The Appreciative Mode
By: Eva Brann
Posted: January 8, 2007
This article appeared in: Vol. VII, Number 1 - Winter 2006/07

The history of novels, from Burke to Trilling.

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