Read the following books. If you need to skim, be sure that you have a good gr

 
Read the following books. If you need to skim, be sure that you have a good grasp of the core ideas. In addition, watch the required films that are listed just below the books. After reading the required books for the week and watching the required films, please respond to this week’s essay question.
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BOOKS FOR THIS WEEK

The Library of Consciousness | Audio Version

Estimated reading time: 1 hour

The Socratic Quest | Audio Version

Estimated reading time: 3 hours
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Extra Credit (not required, but encouraged)

THE LIFE OF PYTHAGORAS | Audio Version

REASONABLE LOGIC |  Audio Version

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Required Films (the vast majority of these mini-movies were created by your professor over the past 10 years).

1. EITHER/OR

2. THE MYTH OF ETERNAL RECURRENCE

3. THE LIMITS OF SCIENCE

4. THE EMERGENCE OF RATIONALITY

5. Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

6. Mysterium Tremendum: Part One

7. Mysterium Tremendum: Part Two

8. The Delos Cube

All films are available as closed caption (just click on the CC button when watching)
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TWO ESSAY QUESTIONS REQUIRED: 1. Why was Socrates sentenced to death? 2. Why is there a conflict (for some) between science and religion? Be sure to support your answers with references to the required readings and films. Each answer should be at least 150 words. 

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