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Beautiful Teaching: Classical Education Courses for Parents and Classroom Teachers

Snapshots of the Great Conversation: C.S. Lewis's Abolition of Man

with Lindsey Pedersen


Snapshots of the Great Conversation

Session Six: C.S. Lewis's Abolition of Man

This class is an eight-part series which seeks to build a picture of the Great Conversation surrounding the means and ends of education. The classes can be taken individually as stand-alone courses or taken together as a cohesive whole that will trace a thread of educational philosophy from Plato to the present. 

Who: Classroom and Home educators of all levels seeking a more robust knowledge of the Great Conversation as it pertains to classical education.

What: This series of classes will cover significant voices in the Great Conversation from ancient times to the present. Each 60-minute session will cover one seminal work on the philosophy of education. Participants will engage in Socratic dialogue and narration. Registrants will gain a deeper knowledge of the influential ideas behind the classical education movement as well as direct experience with classical methodology. Participants’ prior familiarity with the text being discussed is not required. Session six will cover C.S. Lewis's Aboltion of Man.

Upcoming Spring 2024 Sessions: Stratford Caldecott, Kevin Clark and Ravi Scott Jain


  • 60 minutes of LIVE interactive time
  • Zoom app
  • Participation is necessary for a classical experience; plan to have your camera on. Zoom link will be provided prior to the class.

Date & Time:

Session Six:

Saturday, March 23rd 10:00am-11:00am CST (CENTRAL TIME)

Recording Access: A recording will be made available 48 hours after the course. A YouTube link will be emailed to paid registrants to access for 2 months. After 2 months, the video will not be available. This is to protect the intellectual property of the instructor. 

About the Instructor:

Lindsey was among the first generation of classically educated students when the movement first saw its resurgence in the United States. She has since taught at the grammar and high school levels in multiple Dallas-area classical schools, homeschooled her own children, and been instrumental in founding a Charlotte Mason-based homeschool co-op. Lindsey has a M.A. in Classical Education from the University of Dallas. While studying, she interned with Dr. Angel Parham, working to integrate the black intellectual tradition into the classical canon. As part of that project, she helped formalize and develop multi-ethnic virtue-based classical curriculum. Lindsey and her family have recently started the LLF Library, a private, living-books library which offers the very best children’s literature to the Dallas-area community. Lindsey currently teaches high school level English and Literature at Providence Academy in Rockwall, TX, where she also serves as the Principal of the Upper School. Lindsey’s passions include educational philosophy, habit formation within the classroom, and the beauty of cross-curricular integration.

  • Mar 23rd, 2024
    from 10:00 - 11:00 am

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