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The Impressionists’ “Bold Manner of Seeing Things”

The Impressionists’ “Bold Manner of Seeing Things”

By Wendy O’Brien, who is leading Impressionism: From Seeing to Feeling at Toronto Pursuits 2020 Bonne année, mes amis! I’m writing you from Paris where I’ve come to celebrate the holidays and explore the city as I think about the impressionists — their project and their influence. I’m getting ready […]

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Philosophy in the World: Interview with Toronto Pursuits Leader Wendy O’Brien

Philosophy in the World: Interview with Toronto Pursuits Leader Wendy O’Brien

We are very happy to welcome new leader Wendy O’Brien to Toronto Pursuits. Participants in her seminar The Second Sex 70 Years Later dig deep into this major work—and into their own lived experience—of what it means to be a woman or a man. Melanie Blake of Classical Pursuits recently talked […]

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What Does This Book Have to Do with Me?

Women's March in Washington, D.C.Library of Congress

[Editor’s note: We are thrilled to welcome Wendy O’Brien to Toronto Pursuits. Wendy is a philosopher and teacher whose wide-ranging interests have brought lively guided walks and museum visits to previous Toronto Pursuits programs. In 2019 she will lead a seminar on Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex. It’s a […]

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