Expository Reading 12
13 March 2017
A domestic policy that Americans are taking an interest in is the issue of gun control.
The United States was built on the foundation of freedom and the right to keep a
Chapter 6 Summary
Chapter 6 is all about the meaning of things. In 6.1 the claim is that meaning matters and the
interpretation, context, and purpose of things are important. In 6.2 the claim is t
When and why did the U.S. get involved in Vietnam?
Who were the leaders of North and South Vietnam?
What was the Geneva Accords?
Who was the first U.S. President that sent troops to Vietnam?
What caused the U.S. mili
CSU essay final draft #7
From helping pick up trash after lunch is done to being involved in school
activities, there are many ways you can make your school a better place. There are
many ways i
Mrs. Stone/Expo 11
The Great Gatsby
A hero is a person, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding
achievements, or noble qualities. In the novel, The Great Gatsby, Nick Carraways primary
role is the nar
October 8, y
Hopes and Fears Assignment
College can be a exciting but scary experience, but its what you make of it to get where
you need to be. Some of my fears going into CSUSM this year are, the work load, being ov
I believe a good death is possible if the individual feels they have
accomplished everything they wanted to by the time of their death,
but we live in a world that does not always have perfect endings.
Therefore, I do believe a good death can occur if a p
October 8, y
Hooked on a Myth
In your article, Hooked on a Myth, i agree with your thoughts on how fish
feel pain. I believe that animals do have feelings and feel any pain caused to
them. Although, fish are
Students and the pressure to get good grades
In our education system today, children aren't doing as well in
their classes. My name is Casey Crothers, I'm a 3.4 GPA, 11th grade student
and I'm calling out education boards everywhere for the unj
Monday, September 25, 2017
Written assignment 2
- Strategy: We will find three solutions of the equation, plot them on a rectangular
coordinate system, and then draw a straight line passing through the points.
- Why: To graph a li
October 4, y
Chapter 1 summary
In chapter 1 of Thinking Critically, they talk about the importance of critically thinking
and what critical thinking is. Critical Thinking is the act of solving problems
Argument 2: Tomi Lahren FULL Interview with Trevor Noah | Talks Racism, BLM, KKK,
Donald Trump & More
the media is not emboldening them as a group. And did you know a black man is 18.5 percent
more likely to shoot a police officer, than a police officer i
Guest Lecture 5: Ben Dunlap The Life-long Learner
Ben Dunlap is the president of Wofford College and he tells a story of a Hungarian Holocaust
survivor Sandor Teszler who taught him about lifelong learning and how to be passionate in which the
Guest Lecture 3: Peter Kreeft, The Mystery of Mankinds Love Affair with the Sea
The connection between the sea and man is sacred to most Christians or believers in God. Peter
Kreeft takes his time to share what the mystery of the sea is to him an
Debate 5: Does Philosophy Still Matter?
The debate took place at The New School University in New York City. There was a panel of five
philosophers that spoke regarding if philosophy still matters today. James Miller touched on some
September. 19, 2016
Debate 2: More Clicks, Fewer Bricks. The Lecture Hall Is Obsolete?
The debate regarding More clicks, fewer bricks was very interesting since this class is online.
Anant Agarwal and Ben Nelson made some valid points during this debate f
Debate 4- Should abortion be illegal?
This debate was held at Cal State San Marcos and Alan Shlemon was arguing against that abortions
should be illegal. He was trying to prove that the killing the unborn is like killing any human being that is
Argument 3: Letter to the Editor
"California would fail as its own country."
In the letter to the editor, I read a short comment b
Sept. 01, 2016
Debate One: Do Too Many Kids Go to College?
The Debate that was held at The Spertus Center in Chicago was very interesting. Paypal co-founder Peter
Thiel talks about how he has met many people in Silicon Valley that did not attend college,
Argument 1: The First Presidential Debate: Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump (Full Debate) /
Donald has put forth would be trickle-down economics all over again.
In this particula
Guest Lecture 4- Dan Cohen: Learning to lose to learn
Dan Cohen calls himself an academic, Colby alumnus and a professor of philosophy. He is an
expert in argumentation and language theory. Mr. Cohen tries to prove that good arguers are actuall
Phil 3: Critical Thinking
Based on Lectures and Slides for Conditionals, Validity, and Soundness
and this case from The Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson
True or False?
(Based on lectures and slides.)
An argument mu
Chapter 9 Summary
Probabilistic reasoning occurs many times throughout our lives; categorizing reasons as being
warranted or unwarranted. One of the first things we looked at in the beginning of this chapter
was how to strengthen ou
2 March 2017
Case Study #1
Some background information for this case is that there were three
physicians involved during Hurricane Katrina: Dr. Anna Pou, Nurse Cheri Landry,
and Nurse Lori Budo. The Memorial Hosp
Critical Thinking Exam 1 Study Guide
Mostellers Introduction to Philosophy and Relativism Paper
Philosophy - study of wisdom
Ontology - study of reality
Epistemology - study of knowledge
Axiology - study of value, non-moral and moral
Ethics - i
Chapter 2: Critical Thinking Mindset and Skills
In this weeks chapter it explains positive critical thinking habits of the mind such
as truth seeking which is being courageous in any sort of situation, having the ability to
be opened minded would
Chapter 1: The Power of Critical Thinking
Critical thinking is a process of making judgments that are well thought out.
Critical thinking helps us think more fitting and helps us determine any problems on our
own. People usually use critical thin
What are the necessary parts of an argument?
Premise and conclusions and determining whether it is an inductive or deductive argument
Inference: To infer something, to have additional information based on a given statement
When premise and concl