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Monday, July 19, 2010

High School Philosophy: Online Classes

Update: This live course has concluded and is available now as a recorded course through our Subscription Service. This is a great way to learn at your own pace when your schedule allows. To subscribe or learn more:Adult and High School Catholic Online Classes

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Class dates: Thursdays, September 16 to November 18, 2010
Total classes: 10
Starting time: 9:30 am Eastern (8:30 am Central)
Duration: 1 hour
Fee: $150 for entire 10-week course. $20 Early Enrollment Discount before August 1, 2010
Prerequisite: None
Suggested grade level: 10th to 12th
High school credit: 3/4 semester credit for philosophy
Course description: This course will provide a survey of various authors’ attempts to answer the questions, “What is beauty?” and, “What is the meaning of the beautiful?” Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, and St. Bonaventure will be read and considered, among others.
Course outline: To be announced
Homework: Students will be expected to read excerpts from various authors and to complete written responses to study questions for each class.
Course materials: Every effort will be made to limit materials to those freely available online.

Equipment requirements: Students are required to have high-speed internet and a headset with microphone.
Misc: The instructor will be available via email in between classes for questions and comments.
Recordings of classes are provided to students within 24 hours and available for 6 months.
Homeschool Connections does not provide record keeping services.

Philosophy: What is Beauty?
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