• Monday, October 28, 2019 Chapter 16 and 17 Multiple Choice Test



    Homework: Read Pages: 595-602: Summarize contributions of Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, Galileo, and Newton 
    In your summary, consider Aristotle's and Ptolemy's view and how Copernicus challenged them, Kepler's 3 laws, Galileo's contribution that led text to say "crucial corner of Western Civ being turned." Explain; and finally, Newton's synthesis. (2+ pages) 
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1st 1/2 of class: Class Time to Read Chapter 18, 2nd 1/2 Discussion: Are we all just specks of dust?

    Discussion: Descartes and Bacon: Deductive vs. Inductive Reasoning=Scientific Revolution I think, therefore I am

    Homework: 
    Check out the banned books on the Index of Prohibited Books: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Index_Librorum_Prohibitorum#Listed_works_and_authors

    Read pp. 605-615 Take Detailed Notes-concentrate on the philosophes
    Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Reading: Locke vs. Rousseau on the Social Contract and/or Kant and/or Descartes
    Reading and question answering in class
    Read pp. Answer questions 16-25
    Homework: Study for quiz 
    Thursday, October 31, 2019 QUIZ on Enlightenment Read in class Salon Type Discussion on Pages 615-24: Link to Chapter 17 and Summarize (you will be graded on your individual participation in the discussion of your group)
    Compare to New Monarchs and Absolute Monarchs
    a. Frederick the Great of Prussia Need Fredrick, Voltaire, Mendelssohn
    b. Catherine the Great of Russia (compare to Peter): Need Voltaire
    c. Joseph II of Austria: Need Voltaire
    d. Louis 15th France: Need Montesquieu, Voltaire

    Philosophers: Bayle, Locke, d'Alembert, Montesquieu, Madam du Chatelet, Diderot, d'Holbach, Hume, Kant
    Condorcet, Rousseau
    Friday, November 1, 2019


    Salon Discussion

    Homework: Finish Enlightenment Questions Extra credit if they are completed on a tissue box, hand sanitizer, or disinfectant wipes. 

    Saturday, November 2, 2019 No Class Homework: Finish Enlightenment Questions Extra credit if they are completed on a tissue box, hand sanitizer, or disinfectant wipes. 
    Sunday, November 3, 2019 No Class

Nicolaus Copernicus The Revolutions of the Celestial Orbs