A Companion to Latin American Philosophy
Edited by: Susana Nuccetelli, Ofelia Schutte and Otvio Bueno
Print publication date: 2010
4. The Emergence and Transformation of Positivism
MERI L. CLARK
History 11B Latin America, National Period
T-Th 8:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Classroom Unit 1
U.C. Santa Cruz
Professor Matt OHara
office: 537 Humanities
office hours: Tues. 10-11:00 a.m., or appt.
Simon Bolivar's Jamaica Letter
This document was written to an English gentleman, most likely the Governor of Jamaica at
the time. It is in response to a request that Simon Bolivar expounds his views on the
independence movement in Venezuela and the form
From the Achievement Gap to the Education Debt: Understanding Achievement in U.S.
Author(s): Gloria Ladson-Billings
Source: Educational Researcher, Vol. 35, No. 7 (Oct., 2006), pp. 3-12
Published by: American Educational Research Association
History 11B, Lat. Am., National Period, First Paper Assignment
Due at the beginning of lecture, Tuesday, October 13
Option 1: Does Bolvars Jamaica Letter resonate with the nineteenth-century ideology of positivism? Whether
you answer in the affirmative or