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NICO TAYLOR, Yale Sophomore Studying Topics of Interest

Major: Philosophy

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2022

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

From Berkeley, CA. Ask me about Richard Feynman.

Past Classes

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E4127: Socrates and the Art of Philosophizing in Sprout Spring 2020 (Feb. 15 - 29, 2020)
Reading and discussion of Plato's "Apology," in which Socrates, the protagonist, stands trial for philosophizing around the city – or, as the jury puts it, corrupting the youth, and making bad arguments look good. Consideration of the question: what do philosophers do when they philosophize? (Or at least: what was Socrates doing?)