WEEK #4 (September 4th-8th)
Monday: We took a three day weekend to enjoy our Labor Day
Tuesday: We began our discussion of the Greek Philosophers POWERPOINT
Wednesday. We concluded our discussion of the three fathers of western thought, and had fun with a little practice with dialectic method
Thursday: We introduced our choice project homework where we focused on our favorite section of ancient greece
Friday: We turned in our first Essay (A History Of Me) and had a day to work on our research into the important elements of greek culture we still study.
Week #4 Homework:
A 5-7 slide long presentation on the element of history you chose between Technology, Philosophy, Military, Religion/Myth, Government, Art. Individuals will need to include presentation notes explaining each slide, groups will need to include a 2 page recap of the issue researched.
Extra Credit Opportunity
Read through this dialogue(It's pretty long but is quick reading) and answer in three paragraphs a well reasoned argument that answers a question "Can Virtue Be Taught"
Group 1: Socrates
Group 2: Plato
http://www.spaceandmotion.com/Philosophy-Plato-Philosopher.htm http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture8b.html http://science.jrank.org/pages/9173/Epistemology-Ancient-SocratesPlato.html http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/athenians.html
Group 3: Aristotle
http://www.spaceandmotion.com/Philosophy-Aristotle-Philosopher.htm http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture8b.html http://science.jrank.org/pages/9174/Epistemology-Ancient-Aristotle.html http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/athenians.html http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-8579/Western-philosophy http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/GREECE/4CAUSES.HTM http://www.fordham.edu/HALSALL/ANCIENT/aristotle-metaphysics.txt