Splash Biography


Major: Philosophy

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2016

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

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Past Classes

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H1308: The Pre-Socratic Philosophers in Splash Fall 14 (Nov. 08, 2014)
A survey of some of the most well-known and influential Pre-Socratic philosophers. Discussion of physics and ethics. In what sense were they philosophers? How do they influence us today? How do we know about them? Why did Heraclitus think fire was the most basic element? Why did Thales think magnets had souls? Why did Zeno think motion was impossible? Why did Parmenides think that there was no such thing as nothing?

H987: Philosophical Ethics in Splash Spring 14 (Mar. 29, 2014)
What is right, and what is wrong? What does it mean to be either? Learn how to evaluate actions and attitudes and come closer to answering the big question: "What should I do?" The course will cover some of the basics of major modern ethical theories.

X989: America's National Parks in Splash Spring 14 (Mar. 29, 2014)
The United States' 59 national parks contain some of the most pristine scenery and fascinating wildlife in the world. This course will briefly tour some of these parks--including the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Zion--through photographs and maps, so that you'll be ready to visit them in real life!

M994: The Mathematics of Pokemon in Splash Spring 14 (Mar. 29, 2014)
Use math to become a Pokemon Master! Explanation of various game mechanics and phenomena with math.

A340: Sacred Spaces: The Art of the Cathedral in Splash Spring 13 (Apr. 06, 2013)
Evolution in cathedral design - from Romanesque to Late Gothic - as relates to the history of architecture and society.