Objectives:

1. To see the connections between Love, Logic, Imagination, Learning, Habits, and Knowing

2. To better order our beliefs and desires through better habits of the mind

3. To better love God with with all of our minds, and better love our neighbors as a result of better thinking

4. To work for the welfare – the Shalom – of the university, city, and world by contributing loving, logical, imaginative solutions to the problems in society

The better we think, the more confidently we believe. The more confidently we believe, the more humble we can be. The more humble we can be, the more prepared for difficult conversations. The more prepared, the more patient and loving.

ClassDateDue this week
Assigned for next
JacobsKreeftSmithMeekOther
11/17Due:introp.1-9
Assigned:Ch. 1
Due next week
Ch. Intro.4-Intro.5
exer. pp.26-34
Due next week
Wild Plums
by Coates
21/24AssignedCh. 2
Due next week
be ready with discussion questions
Ch. 2.2-2.4 (pp.54-67)
Complete all exercises
(or as many as you can given your time constraints)
31/31AssignedCh. 3No new reading for next week
Today’s Plan:
Discuss:
Jacobs ch. 1 & Wild Plums
Jacobs ch. 2
Kreeft 2.2-2.4

Watch pt. 2 of Video
42/7AssignedCh. 4Today’s Plan:
Discuss Jacobs ch. 3
Kreeft:
Lesson on definitions
Introduction to 4 types of props,
logical form, Euler’s circles
52/14
62/21
72/28
3/7No Class
83/14
93/21
103/28
114/4
124/11
134/18
144/25
155/2