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Liberal Arts Seminar: How to Think (Fall 2019)

Faculty resources for the liberal arts seminar

Course Documents

As documents related to the course become available, I will post them here!

Class Activity Ideas

Here is a link to some interesting class activities related to "how to think" and critical thinking.

Mentioned Texts

Below are links and/or citations for some of the texts Jacobs references in How to Think

Available in Kinlaw Library:

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion (Pantheon, 2012) : 201.615 H25r

The Death of Adam: Essays on Modern Thought (Robinson, 1999, pp. 150-73) : 973.92 R62d

The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism (Eliot, 1920, pp. 9-10) : 801 EL4

The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction ("The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas") : 808.831 C27n 2000

The Weight of Glory, and Other Addresses : LEWIS 252 L581w 1949

The Uses of Pessimism and the Danger of False Hope : 149.6 S37u

God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics : LEWIS 204 L4g

Orthodoxy : 201 C36o

The Myths We Live By

Are Women Human? : 305.4 S29a

Intellectual Virtues : 121 R63i 2009

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds : 303.33 M32e


Links to Texts Online:

Teaching & Support


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Amy Bessin

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