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What is Enlightenment?-- Calling Strong Readers with a Philosophical Streak

Read and discuss Kant's philosophical newspaper essay about thinking for yourself in this introduction to seminar learning.
Anna Josephson
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Completed by 2 learners
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55 minutes
per class
Meets once
12-14
year olds
6-8
learners per class
per learner

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Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Class Experience

Learn the ropes of Socratic education and "close reading"-- how to equanimously engage difficult texts and spirited arguments. 
Learn to probe your own thinking and politely challenge others.
Lean a little famous philosophy, perhaps the start of a lifelong interest.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Anna JosephsonIntroduction to Socratic Seminar
1 total review
5 completed classes

About Me

I see my role as a facilitator or experienced guide, a responsible adult shepherding young people through their first taste of Aristotle, Kant, Sartre, and a dozen other authors with the power to thrill, enrage, exasperate, and transform.

But as... 
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