Instructor: Patrick DeMarco


Patrick DeMarco established Great Books programs at OLLI-USF and helped found the Tampa Bay Great Books Council. An educator in linguistics and international education since the mid-1970s, he has led courses for OLLI-USF since 2003.

Classes by this instructor

Join discussions based on a Great Books anthology and enjoy the "shared inquiry" method. Interpret ideas and meanings of the texts in response to questions posed by the moderator. Assess the relevance of these ideas in terms of your personal experience and modern culture. Interact with fellow group members by raising additional questions. We'll discuss works by Plato, Aristotle, Dostoevsky, Thomas Hobbes and Herman Melville among others. Required text: Great Books Reading and Discussion Program, Series Two ($33.95)