Thinking – everyone does it. It is important to do it well. The first half of the course will consider aspects of thinking from Plato to Frederick Douglass. In the second half (in D session), we will practice thinking about important questions.
GROUP LEADER: Born in Germany, Richard Schmitt was forced to leave because he was Jewish. He emigrated to the US and earned degrees in Chicago, at Yale and spent many years teaching at Brown University and Worcester State. He has taught WISE classes for more than 20 years.
BOOK (required): Reading material available on the internet
Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE)Assumption University, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609