The Value of Education

"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be." -- Thomas Jefferson

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Syllabus, Dec. 6-10

Monday: Homework - project (Fallacies) is due Friday. Students may work in groups of three. Handout of fallacies and project sheet provided both in class and posted to webpage. In class: Review for exam by identifying the types of arguments and appeals in Patrick Henry, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, and Jonathan Edwards.

Tuesday: In class -- continued review of arguments. We will reduce Declaration of Independence to a syllogism.

Wednesday -- D G P -- in class. Students will also work on outlining essays for midterm exam (topic posted below).
Homework: Project

THursday - same as Wednesday

Friday -- Presentation of projects
NOTE: All students should respond to one blog topic by Dec. 10 (see

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