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 Whether There's Such a Thing as ‘Evil’.

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Syllabus:   Dimensions of Freedom   Spring 2010
INT-1060-VU03   / Instructor:   Lou Colasanti

The freedom of the subjective person to do as he pleases is overruled by the freedom
of the responsible person to act as he must.
Michael Polanyi (1891-1976)
Hungarian chemist. in Personal Knowledge

The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what
we are free not to do. It is the freedom to refrain, withdraw and abstain which
makes a totalitarian regime impossible.
Eric Hoffer (1902–1983)
U.S. longshoreman. in The Passionate State of Mind

Required Text:   Readings will be furnished in handouts, posted on-line and/or linked through BB

Key BB = CCV Blackboard Web Site [the following abbreviations are to sections of BB
RM = Readings + More, contains homework readings and links to related material
RW = Research + Writing Resources, solid sources with several sub-sections, including
RR = Research Resources
MLA = MLA & APA Resources
MR = Media Resources
CT = Critical Thinking, Literacy + Writing Resources

      * = Homework assignments required to be handed in
      EM = Some homework is marked with [EM] and should be e-mailed before the next class
          E-Mail Deadline: 24-hours before class {i.e., Monday by 3 p.m.}
          E-Mail to: ccvdol@downstreetmagazine.com

1st Class: We’re going to make this one up mostly through Blackboard, e-mail, and homework.
See the e-mail sent on Jan. 26th for details.

Quiz: Take the “Introductory Pop Quiz: 21 Questions or More” [bring to next class]
Reading:   “Some Preliminary Thoughts: Quotes on Freedom & Responsibility”
[BB/RM/Getting Started]
>   Memorize one of the quotes before next class.
        Writing: *[EM] Write me a letter about why you took this course, including interests,
  hopes, expectations, concerns, and any questions, comments or curiosities. Begin a journal/notebook on...


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