Inquiry 101K Weekly Schedule and Class Notes 

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Knowlege and Authority 
 
Class Notes by Date 
  8/26 8/28
8/31 9/2 9/4
9/7 9/9 9/11
9/14 9/16 9/18
 
 
Week 1 Texts: Plato, The Allegory of the Cave 
 Internet Resources: An excerpt from Reading About the World, Volume 1, edited by Paul Brians, Mary Gallwey, Douglas  Hughes, Michael Myers Michael Neville, Roger Schlesinger, Alice Spitzer, and Susan Swan and published by American Heritage Custom Publishing. 
The life of Plato from the Overview of Archaic & Classical Greek History 
Thomas Martin, College of the Holy Cross
Week 2  Genesis 2:4b-3:24, The Tree of Knowledge 
Steven Hawking, Our Picture of the Universe 
Internet Resource: Steven Hawking's Universe
Week 3 Library Instruction 
Quiz on the First three Readings 
Nova Episode on Creation Science Vs. Evolution
Week 4 Texts:  Galileo, by Bertolt Brecht 
Stephen J. Gould, Evolution as Fact and Theory 
Quiz on Galileo:  9/16/98 
Writing Assignment 2: Evolution from your Tradition 
Updated Common Assignment 1 
Internet Resources:Catholic Information Center on the Internet article on the Galileo Affair 
The Art of Renaissance Science 
The Galileo Project 
The Evoloution of Life on Earth by Stephen J. Gould 
Tel Aviv University Virtual Science Museaum Andrea Wing 
 
 
Ways of Knowing 
 
Class Notes by Date
9/21 9/23 9/25
9/28 9/30 10/2
10/5 10/7 10/9
 
 
 
Week 5 Texts  
Simon LeVay & Dean H. Hamer, "Evidence for a Biological Influence in Male Homosexuality 
William Byne, "The Biological Evidence Challenged" 
Introduction: Contact 
Contact (show time/place have been announced) 
 
Week 6 Gary L. Comstock from: John Fire Lame Deer 
Texts Jacob Bronowski, The Reach of Imagination  
Betty Edwards, Your Brain, The Right and Left of It  
Library Instruction 9/28
Week 7 Texts Laura Bohannan, Shakespeare in the Bush 
Susan Glaspell, Trifles 

Stage 2 of Common Assignment
 
Learning and the  
Purpose of Education 
      Class Notes by Date 
10/12 10/14 10/16
10/19 10/21 10/23
10/28 10/30
 
 
Week 8 Texts : Daniel Berrigan, Peacemaker in Residence - 
Midterm 
 
Week 9 Texts: Abraham H. Maslow, Defense and Growth  
Sharon Parks, from The Critical Years: The Adult Search for a Faith to Live By 


Library Instruction 10/19
Week 10 Texts:  Parks (Continued) 
Schindlerís List (show time/place to be announced) 


Stage 3 of Common Assignment 10/30
 
Knowing about Human Nature
Week 11 Texts:  Texts: John H. Newman, from The Idea of a University 
Paulo Freire, from Pedagogy of the Oppressed 
Zev Kedem: "Schindler's List" SurvivorTuesday - November 3 (7:30 p.m./Orr Auditorium)
Week 12 Texts  Discourse on the Origins of Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 

Library Instruction 11/9
Exam 2 11/11
Stage 4 of Common Assignment 11/13
Week 13 Texts Continue Rousseau
Introduction: Nova: Warriors of the Amazon 

 
Week 14

Stage 5 of Common Assignment 11/23
 
Issues of Inquiry
Week 15 Term Project Presentations 
 
 
 
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