School Sucks 245: The Trivium (Part Three) – Grammar, Logic and Rhetoric – with Gene Odening

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This is part three of a series about the Trivium Method for self-teaching. Gene Odening will accompany us through the next three episodes.

From School Sucks Podcast:
http://schoolsucks.podomatic.com/

Covered today:

Grammar Review (4:50-16:20)
-parts of speech
-the Golf analogy of wisdom
Logic Review(16:20-29:35)
-the term dialectic
-induction and deduction
-the syllogism
Rhetoric Introduction (29:35-38:30)
-compassionate communication
-self esteem
-the best way to learn is to teach?
The three types of discourse: (38:30-46:47)
-deliberative (political),
-judicial (forensic),
-ceremonial (epideictic).
-related to time: future, past, and present
-common and special topics
The Five Canons of Composition – Cicero (46:47-49:46)
-invention (creating ways to be persuasive)
-arrangement (structuring argument effectively)
-style (appealing to emotion)
-memory (speak extemporaneously)
-delivery (presentation)
The Socratic Circle/Method and the Delphi Technique (49:46-54:52)
-abuse of the Socratic circle, Rand Corporation
-illusions of choice and consensus
Science vs. Scientism, and the Trivium (54:52-1:17:12)
-Global warming: Thom Hartmann vs. Marc Morano
-Hegelian Dialectic
-Kant vs. Galileo
-the trials of Galileo and Bruno
-theoretical science
Review (1:17:12-END)
-Rhetoric – the time factor
-Logic – the big picture and the small picture
-Grammar – what is reality?
-teaching children the Trivium

Look Closer:

Trivium and Quadrivium Cliff Notes by Gene Odening by 8thestate

Trivium and Quadrivium Cliff Notes by Gene Odening by 8thestate

Trivium Method of Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving by 8thestate

Trivium Method of Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving by 8thestate

Jan Irvin’s Site, Trivium Education – http://www.triviumeducation.com/

T&H Trivium Resources – https://www.tragedyandhope.com/trivium/

The Lost Tools of Learning, by Dorothy Sayers – http://www.gbt.org/text/sayers.html

  2 comments for “School Sucks 245: The Trivium (Part Three) – Grammar, Logic and Rhetoric – with Gene Odening

  1. Rob
    January 18, 2014 at 7:55 am

    Thank you all of you that make all this posible, Im learning from your programs and trying to understand the information that is being provided and at the same time passing the informantion to others.Thank you and I will
    continue the support.

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