Elias S.


Elias S.

Tutor

Homewood, IL 60430

Will travel 30 miles

$50 per hour.

4.67 12 ratings

"Classically trained, highly qualified, Ph.D."

I'm a very patient and effective tutor for young adults, both in individual and small group settings. I have broad teaching experience, and a knack for communication which tends to quiet fears and instill enthusiasm. In addition to an undergraduate degree in English, with a minor in History, I have a PhD. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago, with extensive work in Logic and Classical Languages. I have taught Logic courses at Louisiana State University and at Roosevelt University ... [more]


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Greek

During my Master's studies I took two introductory courses in New Testament Greek, followed by a reading course in New Testament and Classical Greek texts. Afterwards I took a reading course in Plato's Gorgias and an independent study course in Plato's Phaedo. During my Doctoral studies I took reading courses in Homer, Herodotus, Epicurus, Plato's Statesman and Aristotle. I also took a course in Greek prose composition.


Logic

During my Master's studies I took one introductory course and one graduate course in symbolic logic. I also did two independent reading courses in set theory and logic in the math department. During this period I served for four semesters as a course assistant for courses in traditional syllogistic logic. During my Doctoral studies I took two courses in mathematical logic, and a course in set theory and a course in model theory in the math department. During this period I served for three quarters as a course assistant for courses in introductory symbolic logic.