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Last reply by: Professor Gonzaga
Wed Jul 3, 2013 6:03 PM

Post by abc123 abc123 on June 22, 2013

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Pigeon Holing a Book

  • Theoretical and practical books
  • What kind of book is it?
  • Political books, science books, practical books and other types of books

Pigeon Holing a Book

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:20
  • Kinds of Non-Fiction 0:43
    • The Deathly Hallows Lectures
    • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
    • How to Win Friends and Influence People
  • Why Pigeon Hole? 2:08
    • Number 1: Understand How to Judge a Book, Part 1
    • Number 1: Understand How to Judge a Book, Part 2
    • Different Books Have Different Rules
    • Number 2: Understand the Author's Goals
  • Theory and Practice 5:56
    • Theoretical vs. Practical
    • 'Influence' by Dr. Robert Cialdini
    • 'Covert Persuasion' by Kevin Hogan
    • Not Just Academic vs. Popular
    • Why Theoretical?
    • Why Practical?
  • Various Books Considered 13:39
    • Science Books
    • History Books
    • Political Books
    • Literature
  • Assignment 19:43