Philosophy, Theology and Religion (PTR) Class

 

PTR is a lecture-style Sunday school class which meets weekly to discuss philosophy, theology and religion.  Topics include ethics, Christian history, and formative thinkers from within and outside the faith.  The class meets on Sundays from 9:50 - 10:40 a.m. in Room 209.  Contact: Don Ross (donandpatty1@verizon.net)

 

 

 

The Logic of Moral Argumentation in the Chinese Philosophical Tradition and Its Relevance to Classical Philosophy and Christianity

September 24, 2017 (The Tao Te Ching/Dao De Jing:  How the Tao/Dao Is and Is Not)

October 1, 2017 (The Tao Te Ching/Dao De Jing:  How the Tao/Dao Acts without Acting)

October 8, 2017 (The Tao Te Ching/Dao De Jing:  How the Outflow is the Inflow)

October 15, 2017 (The Tao Te Ching/Dao De Jing:  How the Tao/Dao Is Named and Nameless)

October 22, 2017 (The Tao Te Ching/Dao De Jing:  What Te/De Is)

October 29, 2017 (The Tao Te Ching/Dao De Jing:  What Te/De Is; The Book of Chuang, Inner Chapters)

November 5, 2017 (The "Yang Chu/Yang Zhu Chapter"; The Book of Mo:  The Three Criteria

November 12, 2017 (The Book of Mo:  Heaven and Ghosts)

December 3, 2017 (The Book of Mo:  Fate and Worthiness

December 10, 2017 (The Book of Mo:  Unity and Universal Love

December 17, 2017 (The Book of Mo:  War, Luxuries, Funerals, and Music

January 7, 2018 (The Analects:  Metaphysics)

January 14, 2018 (The Analects:  History and Virtue)

January 21, 2018 (The Analects:  the Mean, the Golden Rule, and the Gentleman)

January 28, 2018 (The Analects:  Rectification of Names; The Book of Hsun/Xun)

February 4, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Biography)

February 11, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Profit)

February 18, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Yang and Mo)

February 25, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  The Four Virtues)

March 4, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Heaven)

March 11, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Heart - Extension I)

March 18, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Heart - Extension II)

March 25, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Heart - Other Functions I)

April 8, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Heart - Other Functions II)

April 15, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Human Nature I)

April 22, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Human Nature II)

April 29, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Political Ideals)

May 6, 2018 (The Book of Mencius:  Miscellaneous Thoughts)

September 9, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? Ia)

September 9, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? Ib)

September 9, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? Ic)

September 16, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? II)

September 23, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? III:  Hegel I)

September 30, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? IV:  Hegel II)

October 7, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? V:  Hegel III)

October 14, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? VI:  Hegel IV)

October 21, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? VII:  Right Hegelians)

October 28, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? VIII:  Left Hegelians)

November 4, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? IX:  Husserl I)

November 11, 2018 (What Is Existentialism? X:  Husserl II)

December 2, 2018 (Kierkegaard:  Introduction)

December 9, 2018 (Kierkegaard:  The Point of View, Either/Or I)

December 16, 2018 (Kierkegaard:  Either/Or II)

December 23, 2018 (Kierkegaard:  Stages on Life's Way)

January  6, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Fear and Trembling I)

January 20, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Fear and Trembling II)

January 27, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Fear and Trembling III)

February 3, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Fear and Trembling IV)

February 10, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Fear and Trembling V)

February 17, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Fear and Trembling VI)

February 24, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  The Concept of Anxiety I)

March 3, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  The Concept of Anxiety II)

March 10, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  The Sickness unto Death I)

March 17, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  The Sickness unto Death II)

March 24, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Philosophical Fragments)

March 31, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Concluding Unscientific Postscript I)

April 7, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Concluding Unscientific Postscript II)

April 14, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Concluding Unscientific Postscript III)

April 28, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Concluding Unscientific Postscript IV)

May 5, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Concluding Unscientific Postscript V; Practice in Christianity I)

May 12, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Practice in Christianity II)

May 19, 2019 (Kierkegaard:  Practice in Christianity III)

September 8, 2019 (Review of What Is Existentialism? and Kierkegaard)

September 15, 2019 (Nietzsche's Life and Writings)

September 22, 2019 (Nietzsche:  Birth of Tragedy I)

 

 

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