Beyond IQ

Philosophy with Sophie's World

  • 31 Aug 2020
  • 21 Dec 2020
  • 15 sessions
  • 31 Aug 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • 14 Sep 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • 21 Sep 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • 05 Oct 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • 12 Oct 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • 19 Oct 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • 26 Oct 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EDT)
  • 02 Nov 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 09 Nov 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 16 Nov 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 23 Nov 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 30 Nov 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 07 Dec 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 14 Dec 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 21 Dec 2020, 11:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • online
  • 10

Registration

  • Student enrolling in this class.
  • Student whose family is a member of any of these groups:
    Gifted Homeschoolers Forum (GHF)
    Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted (SENG)
    Mass. Assoc. for Gifted Education (MAGE)
    New Hampshire Assoc. for Gifted Ed (NHAGE)

InstructorSherene Raisbeck
5-10 students
Suggested Ages: 8 to 13
Meets:  Mondays 11:00 am - 12:00 pm,  Eastern Time

DESCRIPTION

We will discuss our reading of Sophie's World each week. It is critical that students come to each class meeting having read the assigned chapters. We will utilize examples of philosophical dilemmas from student's daily lives wherever possible. 

WEEK 1: August 31, 2020
The Garden of Eden
The Top Hat
The Myths
The Natural Philosophers

WEEK 2: September 14, 2020
Democratus
Fate
Socrates
Athens

WEEK 3: September 21, 2020
Plato
The Major’s Cabin
Aristotle

WEEK 4: October 5, 2020
Hellenism
The Postcards
Two Cultures

WEEK 5: October 12, 2020
The Middle Ages
The Renaisssance

WEEK 6: October 19, 2020
The Baroque
Descartes
Spinoza

WEEK 7: October 26, 2020
Locke
Hume
Berkeley

WEEK 8: November 2, 2020
Bjerkley
The Enlightenment

WEEK 9: November 9, 2020
Kant
Romanticism

WEEK 10: November 16, 2020
Hegel
Kierkegaard
Marx

WEEK 11: November 23, 2020
Darwin
Freud

WEEK 12: November 30, 2020
Our Own Time
The Garden Party

WEEK 13: December 7, 2020
Counterpoint
The Big Bang

WEEK 14: December 14, 2020
Project sharing

WEEK 15: December 21, 2020
Review, wrap up, and where to dig deeper

$325; GHF, SENG, MAGE, and NHAGE Members pay $310! 

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