Lesson 1: Prefatory Comments
Watch Lesson 1 of Teaching Modern Political Philosophy, presented by Joshua Gibbs.
Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction by David Macaulay
Outline of Session
- What is the purpose of having prefatory comments in the beginning of a history or literature course? How might you set up modernity for your students?
- What questions might you present to your students to help them draw conclusions about on period of history leading to another?
- How do ecumenical schools form?
- What are some distinctions that you can draw about the secular and the sacred in the Middle Ages versus the Renaissance?