The capstone seminar in Great Ideas will be an author/work specific course in which students spend an extensive period of time studying the text(s) of a thinker who has greatly influenced the shape of the western world. The author or texts may be ancient or modern, and may be literary, historical, philosophic and/or political in nature.

An interdisciplinary exploration of, perhaps, the most important question a human being can ask: What, if anything, is the best way to live?

This honours seminar explores Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and Politics.