Welcome to The Classical Homeschool Podcast. At the Classical Homeschool Podcast, our heart is to take on the work of wrestling through the, sometimes difficult and philosophical, ideas presented throughout the classical education movement and bring them down to earth, specifically and practically for the classical homeschooling mom.
The liberal art of geometry is more than angles, shapes, and high school classrooms. In this episode, we are discussing the importance of deductive thinking and how they prepare the student for the more abstract studies of the liberal arts of harmony and astronomy.
“Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” 1 Thessalonians 5:23 ESV
Resources Mentioned in Today’s Episode
Book: Euclidean geometry: Its Nature and Its Use by James Herbert Blackhurst
Book: The Liberal Arts Tradition by Kevin Clark and Ravi Scott Jain
Book: Quadrivium by Wooden Books
Book: Meno by Plato
Resource: Geometry: Introduction to Euclid
Book: Elements by Euclid
Book: Mathematics for the Nonmathematician by Morris Kline
Resource: Saxon Geometry
Resource: Jacob’s Geometry
Resource: Memoria Press’ Logic Programs
Book: Introduction to Logic: Propositional Logic by Howard Pospesel
Resource: Kumon Geometry Workbooks
Resource: Constructing the Universe
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