Monthly Archives: August 2008

Outline of Polemarchus justice debate

folks, here’s my quick summary, etc of the debate between Polemarchus and Socrates on justice (331d – 336c) or pages 976 to 981 in our edition. below my signature is a detailed outline that helps you follow the debate and turning points more close… Continue reading

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take "sweet good hope" as your companion when reading Plato

folks, as you trudge through the republic, take sweet good hope as your constant companion. one of my favorite lines from the first three books is from the “introduction” where Cephalus refers to Pindar and says… “…someone who knows that he ha… Continue reading

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basic structure of first 3 books (to help in your reading)

folks, i hope you are having a good labor day weekend. i know some of you are reading the first 3 books of the republic trying to get ready for our phone call on tuesday. here’s the very basic structure of the first 3 books: – Introductionfun intr… Continue reading

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Study Questions for Final Herodotus Call – Books 8 & 9

Dear all, I hope your summer is coming to a successful close. I am back in the classroom, kicking off another school year with my Latin students, and enlightening them with the wisdom of Herodotus from time to time. I just wanted to remind everyon… Continue reading

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September’s reading assignment

Hi everyone, The next reading assignment for the class on Thursday, September 11 at 1pm NY/10am PT is: – Reading assignment for September phone callRead in your Hastie & Dawes textbook – Chapter 3 sections 3.3 – 3.7 and all of Chapter 13 Please e-… Continue reading

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Behavioral Psychology and Economics August 2008 – audio recording

Here’s the audio recording for Behavioral Psychology and Economics August 2008 call. Listen online or download the mp3 file and listen to it as a podcast on your ipod. Download Behavioral-August2008-Call3.mp3 Continue reading

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Sarita Gupta (T2008)

Sarita Gupta is the Vice President for Development & Communications at Women’s World Banking, a global network of over 50 microfiannce organizations and banks in 30 countries, committed to increasing the economic access, power and participation of… Continue reading

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