Change in office hours this week

I’ll be unable to keep my usual office hours this Wednesday, April 20. However, I’ll hold extended office hours this Thursday, April 21 — from 9:00 am – noon, instead of the usual 10:00 – 11:00 am.

Scheduling a discussion team appointment

Welcome back from the break! I’ll explain more about the discussion leadership assignment during class. Prior to your group’s date for discussion leadership, you’ll meet with me to talk about your plans for the discussion (what you’ve noticed about the text, the kinds of questions you want to ask, etc.) You can expect the meeting … [Read more…]

An apology, and an amnesty

First, the apology: though I had expected to have them ready for you, not all of you will have your essays back by class time on Monday. Some of you will (they’ll be going out in email on Monday morning). For the rest of you, I’ll return each one by email as I finish it, … [Read more…]

No class today, Wednesday, 10 February

Unfortunately, I am not feeling well this morning, and I won’t be able to make it to class. Please finish reading Book I of Aristotle’s Politics if you haven’t already; we’ll discuss it on Friday. By Friday I should have an idea of what adjustments, if any, we might need to make to the rest of … [Read more…]