Posting rules. You must reply to original questions/prompts by Thursday of each week. This counts as the online portion of the class and is how you get attendance for this meeting date. This is every week. All first posts must be 150 word minimum (no replies are required). All prompts must be answered for full credit. All reply to peer posts must be 50 words. You only have to reply to 1 peer – 150 word minimum for your answer and 50 word reply for your peer reply. The peer reply must critique your peer’s post – it cannot be an “I agree …” post. PHILOSOPHY
Prompts:1) What was the main idea (the main message) of many of the Enlightenment philosophers in regards to the supernatural?
2) Why was the United States the main source for the Great Awakening Movements as a reaction to the Enlightenment? What effect has this had on science education in the United States still today?
3) Which philosophers and which ideas did the United States founding fathers adopt when developing the laws and rules for the new country?
4) How did Rene Descartes take Plato’s idealism (world of forms) to the next level (hint – world of the senses cannot be trusted)?