Tag: class discussions

  • Stoics Reign on Caesar’s Parade

    Read the first scene of Julius Caesar(or here or here). Recall class discussions on the “Four Postulates.” Recall class discussion on Stoicism and Epicureanism. What is the Feast of Lupercal? Why would it have any appeal to an Epicurean? A Stoic? Are Marullus and Flavius more Epicurean or Stoic in their response to the citizens’ […]

  • No Class is Complete Without a Film Study

    Watch Kingdom of Heaven and consider the following questions: What religious symbols are prominent throughout the film, and what was their purpose and place? Have you ever been in a conversation that was cut short with the phrase “god wills it”? “To kill an infidel is not murder, it is the path to heaven!” Discuss. […]

  • Bloggiest start to the bloggiest year ever.

    What a funny word, “bloggiest”. Should I say it is a “most bloggy” start to the year? Does correct English matter in a blog? All students I teach have begun a blog, of sorts. For the most part, I’ve insisted the content of the blog must be school or course related, the myriad responses to […]