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Perplexors: Logic Puzzles for a Sharper Mind
Twice per week
over 4 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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In this 4 week class the teacher will use the book Harry Stottlemeir's Discovery to explore a different democratic situation each week. The class meets 2x per week. The situations covered create mental engagement and thinking about thinking. Learners are not looking for answers. Learners are encouraged to engage in prolonged questioning, and perform self-initiated tests on the situations being discussed. The focus is on how to teach ourselves logic by examining the results of these tests. In...
The following reasoning skills will be developed: Deductive reasoning, inductive reasoning, sequential reasoning, analogical reasoning, drawing inferences, coming to conclusions, use of evidence, focused inquiry, making sense of phenomena, and being able to see the "big picture".
I have been a student of philosophy for most of my life. I studied for 4 years with Rich Piscopo, a student of Matt Lipman whose teachings this class is based on.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour 40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Philosophy by its very nature raises questions. This course will challenge the students to question everything they think they know. This can lead to uncomfortable conversations within a family structure.
Sharing my love of learning and philosophy with the future.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
382 total reviews
373 completed classes
Hello Learners! Welcome to my classroom. My name is Kathy. My education philosophy is The Socratic Method. We learn by asking and answering questions. Our classes will create a circle of inquiry. A space where we are free to explore our ideas...