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Agora Foundation Seminar - Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Name: Agora Foundation Seminar - Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Date: October 14, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT
As You Like It by William Shakespeare
Event Description:

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Notes from Underground (Russian??????? ?? ????????Zapiski iz podpol'ya), also translated as Notes from the Underground or Letters from the Underworld, is an 1864 novella by Fyodor DostoyevskyNotes is considered by many to be one of the first existentialist novels.[1] It presents itself as an excerpt from the rambling memoirs of a bitter, isolated, unnamed narrator (generally referred to by critics as the Underground Man) who is a retired civil servant living in St. Petersburg. The first part of the story is told in monologue form, or the underground man's diary, and attacks emerging Western philosophy, especially Nikolay Chernyshevsky's What Is to Be Done?[2] The second part of the book is called "Apropos of the Wet Snow" and describes certain events that appear to be destroying and sometimes renewing the underground man, who acts as a first person, unreliable narrator and anti-hero.
 
The Agora Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit endeavor, providing seminars and other educational opportunities to those who are busy with careers, families, and daily responsibilities yet are seeking to further their education without the commitments a return to school would involve. The goal of these offerings is to provide an understanding of the ideas that shape civilizations. 
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Location:
Thomas Aquinas College
10,000 Ojai Road
Santa Paula, California 93060
Date/Time Information:
9:30 - 10:00AM - Continental Breakfast
10:00AM - 12:00PM - Seminar I
12:00 - 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00PM - Seminar II
Contact Information:
Andy Gilman - (805) 231-5974
Fees/Admission:
Sliding scale, beginning at $125. Scholarships are available for teachers and students. 
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