Monday – Cognition – “Drive” video on incentives and motivation for creative thinking, discussion/activity
Worldviews – Finish Darwin, Darwin Q&A due on Wednesday
Tuesday – Worldviews – “Good to be the King” Play. Play Questions due Thursday
Wednesday Lecture # 3 Revolutions in Worldviews
Further updates to come later this week…..
Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us….
Sir Ken Robinson “Changing Educational Paradigms”
“The Divided Brain”
TED “The Adolescent Brain”
We have been in a unit on the forms of government and the philosophies of the modern political spectrum and modern American politics. Below is our key unit vocabulary by category and the lecture notes we have had so far:
1. UNIT VOCABULARY
Forms of Government & Related Terms:
Anarchy, Tyranny, Monarchy, Aristocracy, Oligarchy, Democracy, Republic, Dictatorship, State of Nature, Social Contract, Natural Law, Revolution, Right of Revolution, Sovereign, Popular Sovereignty, State, Nation, Rule-Set
Political Spectrum & Related Terms:
Anarchist, Radical, Liberal, Moderate, Conservative, Reactionary, Authoritarian, Totalitarian, Libertarian, Populist
Philosophers & Thinkers:
Aristotle, Plato, Polybius, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Edmund Burke, Socrates, Ibn Khaldun, Confucius
Our most recent lectures in this unit. for the origin of society and for forms of government.
Origin of civilization.
Lecture slides on origin of Western Civ political concepts
Lecture slides political spectrum
Here are two of the assignments covering major concepts in our first unit that were collected recently:
“Revolutions in Worldviews”
Assignment – “Meme, Paradigm or Worldview?”
Perception Perspective Position Cognition Metacognition Bias
Orientation Objective Subjective Philosophy Meme Values Worldview
Paradigm Paradigm-shift Schema Culture Society Cultural Evolution
Empiricism Scientific Method Natural Law Revolution Humanism
Social Contract Framing Feedback O.O.D.A Loop
Prehistoric Ancient Medieval Renaissance Reformation Enlightenment
Socrates Plato Aristotle Cicero Francis Bacon Rene Descartes
Isaac Newton Thomas Hobbes John Locke
Charles Darwin Thomas Kuhn Richard Dawkins George Lakoff John Boyd