3) The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend with John Taylor Gatto (Hour 3 of 5)

3) The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend with John Taylor Gatto (Hour 3 of 5)

www.TheUltimateHistoryLesson.com (notes, transcript, links, and more) http (all of John’s books, and current projects) www.PeaceRevolution.org (episodes 041-045 cover The Ultimate History Lesson + Analysis) http (an online community which provides educational media by independent producers) HOUR 3 OUTLINE: 1. Corporate and Foundation funding of Education. The Reece Committee, Norman Dodd and the Carnegie minutes. (1:09-2:43) 2. Metaphysical Club, William James, John Dewey, Wilhelm Wundt and the shapers of 20th Century institutions. Charles S. Peirce and Pragmatic Philosophy. The Old Norse Religion. Truth and Justice, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and the Judicial System. (3:15-6:51) 3. Kant and the removal of cause and effect. (Rationalizing irrationality) The Critique of Pure Reason. Pragmatism meets Justified Sinning and the ends justify the means. (6:51-8:23) 4. Bertrand Russell’s “The Impact of Science on Society”, Fichte, cybernetics and influence of Utopia. Psychology and Pragmatism and vehicle of education. (8:24-9:39) 5. Literacy in the Colonies, Coopers’ “The Last of the Mohicans”, and “Common Sense.” Thomas Paine and the Printing Press. The Complexity of Ideas. Teaching the “criminal” active literacy’s and elite boarding schools. Obama, Bill Clinton. Populism and the Science of Speech. (9:40-17:11) 6. Yale and the British Class Tradition. Harvard and the Unitarians. The Massachusetts School Committee. Fabian Socialism and the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing. Beatrice Webb
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