Matters of Life and Death


On this page you will find course handouts in chronological order.

Wednesday, August 25:


analytical essay topics

Nagel reading guide

greensheet bingo

website scavenger hunt

MUSE workshops schedule

Wednesday, September 1:

Tolstoy reading guide

Monday, September 13:

assignment dropbox help

Wednesday, September 15:

Lucretius reading guide

Monday, September 20:


extracting an argument

two arguments from Lucretius

Wednesday, September 22:

Schopenhauer reading guide

Wednesday, September 29:

four categories of writing

Wednesday, October 6:

analytic essay grading rubric


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