Classical Considerations: Musings Prompted by the Late Harvard Master John H. Finley, Jr. by Steven McFadden
Approx. 9,880 words.
Published on January 30, 2013.
Life’s foundational questions come elegantly to the fore in this skillfully crafted nonfiction story about the late John H. Finley, Jr. For 51 years Finley was the celebrated and erudite Eliot Professor of the Classics at Harvard. Luminous and compellingly relevant, his story leads readers directly into engagement with the fundamental wisdom questions of any worthwhile life.