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+# TA
+
+* Sean Whitton `<spwhitton@email.arizona.edu>`
+* Office: Social Sciences 138 (basement level)
+* Spring 2016 office hours: TBC
+
+# Downloads
+
+None yet. See [D2L][] for the course syllabus.
+
+[D2L]: https://d2l.arizona.edu/
+
+# Policy
+
+## Section synopsis
+
+The purposes of the discussion section are to
+
+1. clarify any parts of the course material which you aren't sure you
+ understood; and
+2. engage philosophically with the course material by talking about it
+ as a group.
+
+Although I have studied the authors we'll be reading before, I'm
+hoping that by discussing them with you I'll learn something new. So
+please feel free to speak up regarding (1) and (2).
+
+## E-mail
+
+Barring extraordinary circumstances, I will respond to all e-mails
+within 48 hours. Please do not expect a response sooner than 24 hours
+after you send your e-mail (and don't expect to receive a reply on
+Saturday or Sunday). Please do not e-mail Prof. Russell just because
+you haven't heard back from me, unless it's highly urgent.
+
+## Technology
+
+**No smart phones, dumb phones, laptops or tablets may be used during
+discussion sections.** There are no exceptions without my explicit
+permission.
+
+There is [scientific evidence][] that you will remember more by taking
+notes on paper.
+
+[scientific evidence]: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-learning-secret-don-t-take-notes-with-a-laptop/
+
+## Accessibility and Accommodations
+
+If you anticipate or experience physical or academic barriers based on
+disability, please let me know so that we can discuss options. If you
+have reasonable accommodations, please plan to meet with me by
+appointment or during office hours to discuss accommodations and how
+my course requirements and activities may impact your ability to fully
+participate.