Will close attention to the beauty and ugliness of life make us better people? The philosopher David Kaspar believes it does, and that the unaesthetic life, like the unexamined one, is not worth living. Join us as Kaspar discusses how a good life includes not only acting rightly and choosing wisely, but living with style.
David Kaspar is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at St. John's University. He works primarily in ethics and in social and political philosophy. His book Intuitionism was published in 2012.
A jazz-oriented tribute to lyricist Johnny Mercer, featuring songs written from the 1930s to 1960s, including "Moon River," "Skylark" and "Satin Doll." Cherches has written additional lyrics and vocalese for a number of the songs.