Honors Section

This quarter we are reading The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt.

Students must attend seven of the planned nine sections to receive credit for the seminar.

Meeting time

Wed 4:30-6:20 in CSE 503

Relevant Links


We discussed how to make a Finite State Machine and a Turing Machine. I used a program called JFLAP to build these machines:

Reading assignments

10/3 no reading
10/10 Intro & Chapter 1
10/17 Chapters 2-3
10/24 Chapters 4-5
10/31 Chapters 6-7
11/7 Chapters 8-9
11/14 Chapters 10-11
11/21 no meeting
11/28 Chapters 12-13
12/5 Conclusion