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Why do we study Logic?

Why do we study Logic?

Much like the author of Proverbs, the Greek philosopher Socrates urged his listeners to “seek after understanding… to value the studies that produce it and despise the others.”  In a recurring phrase in Socratic dialogues, Socrates expresses a desire to understand “what is.”  Logic, as a discipline, has this same end.  Logic is about understanding the right interaction of knowledge, like the blueprint or the tool that allows one to change a pile of building materials into a...

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Why we Memorize

Why we Memorize

Children memorize many things without even trying: jump rope rhymes, lines from favorite movies or commercials, song lyrics, trivial facts about their favorite subject and many other things. Those of us with contact with young children know that they love to repeat these memorized treasures to others, perhaps ad nauseum. At Redeemer Classical School, we believe that it is our duty and privilege to use the child's natural ability for memorization in a way that will benefit...

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The Lost Tools of Learning

The Lost Tools of Learning

That I, whose experience of teaching is extremely limited, should presume to discuss education is a matter, surely, that calls for no apology. It is a kind of behavior to which the present climate of opinion is wholly favorable. Bishops air their opinions about economics; biologists about metaphysics; inorganic chemists about theology; the most irrelevant people are appointed to highly technical ministries; and plain, blunt men write to the papers to say that Epstein and...

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