Christian Philosophy Home School Course

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Note Taking 1
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Upcoming Assignments 1st Semester

8/19 First day of class, bring your notebook and paper Bible.

8/21 WEDNESDAY (normally we will meet on Mon. 8am-9:30 and Thur. 12:30-2pm, but this week we will meet on Wed. instead of Thurs., still at 12:30)

 

          Reading Quiz 1 on "Introduction, p6-9" 

          Reading Quiz 2 on "Before Socrates, p11-19"

          SM Colossians 2:3 "In Christ are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and 
                                           knowledge."

         

8/26-9/6 No class

9/9  Reading Quiz 3 "Socrates, p20-23"

        HW 1: Read Acts 17-18 and write down a list of all philosophical words

        HW 2: 1-3 page personal testimony.   

        HW 3: When can an argument be logically sound, but wrong, according to I 
                 Cor. 13?

        EC (Replace lowest Quiz): Memorize HC Q&A1

9/11 (EXTRA DAY) Reading Quiz 4 "Plato, 24-31"

         SM Quiz Colossians 2:6-9

9/12  Reading Quiz 5 "Aristotle, p32-39" 

          HW: Review class notes taken so far for 20 mins.

          

9/16  Reading Quiz 6 - Written Summary of pages 40-47, see Handout

9/19  HW: Ravi Z. Sermon: Write down a paragraph summary with key words
                                              (Due at end of class)

          Quiz on GR and SR.

9/23 & 9/26 NO CLASS =)

9/30

  1) HW: Read two articles handed out in class and write a paragraph for each article. The paragraph should include a summary of what the article is about and what you learned.  Articles can be found here: Apology & Beware ... (by Geisler)

  2) Continue to think through and come up with your own illustration for the necessity of a point of reference outside of a "closed system."

  3) For Class Discussion: Think through the word "idea." How would you define this word? Why are "ideas" important? What are some synonyms for "idea?"

  4) Test 1 will be Thursday, Oct. 3

 

10/3 Test 1

10/7 Decide and have in class, your copy of which book to read for Course Paper (Grading Sheet). Start lecture on Christianity and Philosophy. 

​10/10

                  Read "Questions Jesus Asked,"
                  Read Augustine 23 Page summary of all his life, 

                  Read Augustine "Harmony of Gospels,"

                  Read "Verbal Fireworks,"

                  Read Chapter on Augustine (p49-53), in Magee book

                  Read Bio of Henry Bullinger with painting

                  Be prepared for reading quiz over only info from pages 50-55. The                        first question is (1) Did you read all the assigned reading?

 

10/14

        Read Medieval Philosophy, p 54-61.  Be prepared to answer these short answer questions from memory: "What is the teleological argument?  What is the cosmological argument? What is the ontological argument?"  Also be ready to answer other reading comprehension questions from this chapter. 

10/17

    Reading quiz on pages 63-71 and handout.

 

10/21

    Reading quiz on pages 74-81.

    Read the entire book of Ecclesiastes 

    Re-write your notes from class to be turned in for a HW grade.

10/24

     Reading quiz on Descartes (84-89), and Locke (102-109).

 

10/28

      Notes from previous two lectures re-written due as HW grade.

      Reading quiz on Berkeley & Hume (110-117).

 

10/31

      Reading quiz on Voltaire (121-123), and Rousseau (126-129).

      Read through your notes at least once.

11/4   Test 2

11/7 Bring Class Paper Book Review book to class for a quiz grade. You will be graded on having at least 3 chapters finished with a two sentence summary and evidence of reading the chapter based on underlining etc in the book.

 

11/11 Reading quiz Kant (132-137) & Legacy of .... (145 only).

11/14 Write a 3/4 - 1 page summary of East Vs. West (146-153).

11/18 Reading quiz Hegel (158-163) & Existentialism (208-213).

11/21  Book read (reading quiz).  

11/25 & 11/28 THANKSGIVING BREAK =)

12/2 First 2-3 pages (summary) due (no title page or grade sheet). (for HW)

    

12/5 Reading quiz Marx (164-171) & Nietzsche (172-179).

12/9           Paper due.     

                   HW on Kierkegaard due.

                   Paper Presentations (5-10 mins. with discussion) 

                   Review for Test 3

12/12 Test 3

DPS

Dead Poets Society Readings