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Friday, May 29, 2015

Teaching, On Kant

This morning in "What Is Compelling?" at Berkeley, I'll be talking audiences and intentions, Crusius and Channell's Aims of Argument, the three Aristotelian appeals, then discussing Kant's "Idea of a Universal History for a Cosmopolitan Purpose." This class will end the first week of summer intensives; five still to go and it feels like I'm operating on fumes already. Worrisome. My students, though, seem appealingly bright and eager, and that is always a spur to best efforts.

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