Syllabus


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Enlightened Exchange


Enlightened Existence



Date
Topic
Readings & Assignments
Thursday
23 Aug 18

Introduction
Tuesday
28 Aug 18
A Trap of Their Own MakingScottish Enlightenment, Chapters 1 & 2
Thursday
30 Aug 18
The Proper Study of Mankind Scottish Enlightenment, Chapters 3 & 4
Tuesday
4 Sept 18

A Land Divided Scottish Enlightenment, Chapters 5 & 6
Thursday
6 Sept 18
Profitable Ventures Scottish Enlightenment, Chapters 7 & 8
Tuesday
11 Sept 18
Scots in America Scottish Enlightenment, Chapters 9 & 10
Thursday

13 Sept 18
Review Day (Receive take-home portion of Test #1)
Tuesday
18 Sept 18
In-class portion of Test #1 Study!
Thursday
20 Feb 18
The Enlightenment Then & Now

Discuss Enlightened Exchanges

The World We Want, Introduction
Tuesday
25 Feb 18
Religion

Enlightened Exchange 1:
The World We Want, Chapters 1 & 6
Thursday
27 Sept 18
Education

Enlightened Exchange 2:

The World We Want, Chapters 2 & 7
Tuesday

2 Oct 18
Economics

Enlightened Exchange 3:

The World We Want, Chapters 3 & 8
Thursday
4 Oct 18
Politics

Enlightened Exchange 4:

The World We Want, Chapters 4 & 9
Tuesday
9 Oct 18
International Relations

Enlightened Exchange 5:

The World We Want, Chapters 5 & 10
*** FALL BREAK ***
Tuesday

16 Oct 18
Enlightened Upbringing & Education
Adam Smith, Chapters 1 & 2 & 3
Thursday
18 Oct 18
The Edinburgh Enlightenment Adam Smith, Chapters 4 & 5
Tuesday
23 Oct 18
Moral PhilosophyAdam Smith, Chapters 6 & 8
Thursday

25 Oct 18
The Civilizing Powers of CommerceAdam Smith, Chapters 7
Tuesday
30 Oct 18
Enlightenment Europe
Adam Smith, Chapters 9 & 10
Thursday
1 Nov 18
Watch Nicholas Phillipson’s Edinburgh Lecture on YouTube.
Tuesday
6 Nov 18
The Wealth of NationsAdam Smith, Chapters 11 & 12
Thursday
8 Nov 18
End of an Era (Receive take-home portion of Test #2)
Tuesday

13 Nov 18
In-class portion of Test #2Study!
Thursday
15 Nov 18
Science and IndustryScottish Enlightenment, Chapters 11 & 12
Tuesday
20 Nov 18
Self-Made Men

Discuss Enlightened Existence
Scottish Enlightenment, Chapters 13 & 14
Thursday
22 Nov 18
No class...Happy Thanksgiving!
Tuesday
27 Nov 18
No class…Work on Enlightened Existence.
Thursday

29 Nov 18
In-class proofreading session
Upload Enlightened Existence by Midnight
Tuesday

4 Dec 18
Review Day
Thursday
6 Dec 18

Reading Day

Friday

7 Dec 18
Final Exam @ 3:00 p.m.
Study!