- Little History of Philosophy - Socrates & Plato
- Philosophy Bites Back - McCabes & Hobbes
- America the Philosophical - pages 13-23
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Group 2 (MW 4:10) - 1/29/14 - Intro to America the Philosophical
Hey everyone. John Connor Coulston here. I can't promise that this post will be as meme filled as Jasmine's but, I'll try to work on that, lol.
First off, I've noticed that the other groups have dope names. Currently, we don't have one of those, so we're still just Group 2. Next class let's decide on something cool like the Mighty Morphin Philosophy Rangers or something.
Anywho, today in class we discussed the first ten pages of America the Philosophical by Carlin Romano. The focus of this discussion was that even though America isn't often seen as philosophical, Romano says we have "the most philosophical culture in the history of the world."
We also touched on the fact that most of us couldn't name an American philosopher. However, he can now name two- James and Oliver.
Hold on a sec, I think I figured out how to-
As far as group activities, we figured out how to use the scorecard and divided the reading. In case you need a reminder of the assignments:
So yeah, I guess that's it. See everyone Monday.
- John Connor Coulston