Podcast: The Amateur Society – The Genius Of Fyodor Dostoevsky

Dostoevsky

Dostoevsky is often put on the short list of the best writers humanity has ever produced. My own ranking has him definitively taking the top spot for a variety of reasons that we will discuss tonight. What makes a good writer? What makes a great writer? What makes the best writer? These questions will for the basis of our discussion, and we will also discuss a brief biography of Dostoevsky and run through an overview of his most notable works.

Join us as we take a breather from the maelstrom of current events to go deeper into the critical insights about human nature that reading literary giants provides. Ultimately, the ideas that Dostoevsky grappled with – how we should approach our existence, what worldview provides the most comprehensive structure, and what constitutes our fundamental human nature – are the essential ideas still being loosely grasped at in our generation.

Our regular open calls will take place on Mondays at 8:00pm eastern time via Skype. To join in please send us a contact request on Skype by searching for our account name amateursociety. If you have any questions or need clarification, please email us directly at amateursociety@gmail.com.

Listen to “The Genius Of Fyodor Dostoevsky – Weekly Open Call – 03.13.2017” on Spreaker.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s