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    Tom Pham

    Lecture of the Month

    What Wisdom Must be Like for One Who is Actually
    Wise: An Aristotelian Perspective

    Guest Speaker: Tom Pham
    Date & Time: Saturday, January 20th, at 1:30pm
    Where We Meet: By Zoom to persons on our mailing list

    Tom is an SDIS member and a professional computer programmer by training who has worked for big and small companies, IBM Corp. among them.

    For seven years in the early 2000s, Tom participated
    regularly in a reading group called San Diego Great Books, which strengthened his interest in philosophy and independent study.

    The present talk arose from an online discussion group in which he actively participates. One of its ongoing reading projects and topics of discussion is Aristotle’s: Nicomachean Ethics.

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