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    PEPS12

    Feb 22

    • IDENTITY
      • Batman & Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #18)
        • Essential vs Accidental Properties – Assignment 2 part 1
        • Fungibility – Assignment 2 part 2
      • Personal Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #19)
        • Body Theory vs. Memory Theory (Blog Post #3 Trading Identities)
      • Arguments Against Personal Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #20)
        • Hume’s argument against the idea of “self”
        • Parfitt and Responsibility
        • Personhood (Crash Course Philosophy #21)
    • Re-cap/Review:
      • “What is Philosophy?” (Crash Course Philosophy#1)
      • How to Argue – “Philosophical Reasoning” (Crash Course Philosophy #2)
      • How to Argue – “Induction & Abduction” (Crash Course Philosophy #3)
    •  METAPHYSICS
      • Leonardo DiCaprio & the Nature of Reality (Crash Course Philosophy #4)
      • Assignment 3 – Metaphysics:  Childhood Perceptions vs Now
      • Art of Argument
        • Discussion Topics:
          • Passing of Emergencies Act
            • Arguments for and against
          • Bail Hearings – Convoy Leaders
          • Putin and the Ukraine
    • EPISTEMOLOGY
      • Video “Anti-Vaxxers, Conspiracy Theories & Epistemic Responsibility”
    • PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
      • Video “Karl Popper:  Science vs Pseudo-Science”
      • Discussion: “What is the significance of these topics (Epistemic Responsibility and Science vs Pseudo-Science) today?”
    • AESTHETICS
      • Video “Aesthetics – What Good Is It?”
      • Blog Entry #4:  “Describe the role that Aesthetics plays in a part of our lives”
    • Review Movie:  “Awakenings”
      • Assignment 4:  Analyze how the movie touches on at least THREE of the 6 areas of the Philosophy part of this course (PEPS)
      • Pairs or Individual
      • Digital Format:  video, powerpoint/slide show

    HOMEWORK:

    • Blog Post #1 – 6 Areas of Philosophy
    • Blog Post #2 – Civil War
    • Blog Post #3 – Trading Identities
    • Blog Post #4 – Examples of Deductive, Inductive and Abductive Reasoning – by Feb.15
    • Blog Post #5 – What Role Does Aesthetics Play in Our Lives?” post by Feb.25

    DUE DATES:

    • Assignment 3 – week of Feb 22
    • Assignment 4 (Pseudo-Science vs Science) & 4.5 (Aesthetics & Art – Emotional Connection to a Fictional Character) – week of March 7

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