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Thales Casts a Long Shadow: How a Solar Eclipse Heralded Classical Education

On May 28, 585 BC, the shadow of the moon fell upon Greece and Asia Minor, the sky went dark in the middle of the day, and a new era dawned upon Western civilization. Although total solar eclipses are not uncommon on the earth, the unique thing about this one, and the...
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Celebrating Assessment

I’ll never forget my Challenge I philosophy assessment. Although philosophy was one of my favorite courses, I was dreading the blue book exam. The study guide alone was overwhelming. We had learned so much! How could I possibly retain all the details? And what was a...
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Soul of Science: The Philosophy of Science

For many of us, “science” is synonymous with “facts.”  If we say something is scientific, we mean it is based on facts, laws, or proven theories—or at the very least that the subject is being studied using the accepted methods of good science. Yet, we are all familiar...
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Consequences of Ideas: The What, the Why, and the How

A long time ago, on a peninsula far, far away, a handful of men began asking questions. These question-askers—these lovers of wisdom—realized that the simplest questions about common, everyday things and experiences could open doors to questions about all of reality....
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The Many Lessons of Chemistry in Classical Education

by Jonathan
Thursday, 04 June, 2015
categories: Classical Christian Education
Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Original Post Date: July 8, 2013 I find that I am better able to learn topics when I can connect them to something I already love or already understand....
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