Permeable Selfhood, or, The Persons within Persons We Are, with guest Barbara Newman, Northwestern University

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Permeable Selfhood, or, The Persons within Persons We Are, with guest Barbara Newman, Northwestern University
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Permeable Selfhood, or, The Persons within Persons We Are, with guest Barbara Newman, Northwestern University
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Show Notes

Barbara Newman is the John Evans Professor of Latin and Professor of English, Classics, and History at Northwestern University. She’s the author of a dozen books, including a new one we discuss today. Titled The Permeable Self: Five Medieval Relationships, the book explores the phenomenon of coinherence – the deep, inextricable influences on our personhood by […]

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