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About proftp

I teach political science and bioethics as an adjunct at a CUNY school.

Leh 355: Quiz guide

S16 Quiz guide: 20 will appear on the quiz 1. How many chromosomes total are contained in a cell of a member of Homo sapiens? 2. Which cells are haploid? 3. Which cells are diploid 4. Which chromosome has the … Continue reading

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Pol 266: A little bit of cultcha’

Video Berlin history 3 of 15 Berlin history 7 of 15 (begin at 4:20) Berlin history 10 of 15 (to 5:00) Bauhaus documentary (in 3 parts) Art & architecture Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art The Bauhaus MoMA German Expressionism, including … Continue reading

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Pol 266: Notes

As promised, here are my notes for Schmitt’s fourth chapter: Ch 4 Irrationalist Theories of the Direct Us of Force [65-76] 65: note that this is about ideal circumstances, in order to see moral predicament, and strength, of parl -even … Continue reading

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Pol 266: Maps! Maps! Maps!

The University of Texas, Austin’s Perry-Casteñeda’s Library contains a terrific online collection of maps, which you access here. Poke around—it’s a great way to waste time! For our course purposes, I direct you to the following [set of] maps in … Continue reading

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Pol 150: Research tips

For tips on how to find scholarly articles, see Research & Writing, and scroll down to “How to Find Sources”—noting especially the bit about how “Google Scholar is your friend.” For tips on how to cite scholarly articles, see the … Continue reading

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Leh 355 S15 quiz guide

Here she be. Twenty questions will be chose from this list. Remember, if we do not get to gene transfer in lecture, no gene transfer questions will appear on the quiz. 1. What is a gene? 2. What is an … Continue reading

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Pol 150: Project 1

Class, I made a mistake: the first project is due NEXT Thursday, February 26, NOT today. Again, the paper is due next week, after we’ve returned to class. I’m very sorry for the error—and for any anxiety I may have … Continue reading

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Pol 266 Essay 3

Your answer should be typed, 6-8 double-space pages, and include a source citation for any ‘outside’ examples. No title pages, please: just put your name on the top of the first page. Answer ALL of the following questions in one … Continue reading

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Pol 266: Politics & culture, essay 2

Hi all. I just got a question on how to approach the second set of essay questions, and decided to share my suggestions: As to how to approach the questions, well, the readings should help, as the Qutb/Hyde (remember, you … Continue reading

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Leh 355: Bioethics quiz study guide

Hello all. I’m sorry this a day late: I worked a long day yesterday at my second job and was, as the Brits say, thoroughly knackered. Also, If we don’t get through all of the remaining material on Tuesday, I’ll … Continue reading

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