This is part three of a series about the Trivium Method for self-teaching. Gene Odening will accompany us through the next three episodes.
Grammar Review (4:50-16:20)
-parts of speech
-the Golf analogy of wisdom
-the term dialectic
-induction and deduction
Rhetoric Introduction (29:35-38:30)
-the best way to learn is to teach?
The three types of discourse: (38:30-46:47)
-related to time: future, past, and present
-common and special topics
The Five Canons of Composition - Cicero (46:47-49:46)
-invention (creating ways to be persuasive)
-arrangement (structuring argument effectively)
-style (appealing to emotion)
-memory (speak extemporaneously)
The Socratic Circle/Method and the Delphi Technique (49:46-54:52)
-abuse of the Socratic circle, Rand Corporation
-illusions of choice and consensus
Science vs. Scientism, and the Trivium (54:52-1:17:12)
-Global warming: Thom Hartmann vs. Marc Morano
-Kant vs. Galileo
-the trials of Galileo and Bruno
-Rhetoric - the time factor
-Logic - the big picture and the small picture
-Grammar - what is reality?
-teaching children the Trivium
Jan Irvin's Site, Trivium Education - http://www.triviumeducation.com/
T&H Trivium Resources - https://www.tragedyandhope.com/trivium/
The Lost Tools of Learning, by Dorothy Sayers - http://www.gbt.org/text/sayers.html
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