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Dr. Alan R.

Ph.D. in Philosophy and Logic · specializes in Algebra1 Algebra2 Logic · 41-50 years old male

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"Alan R. specializes in Computer Programming, Math and Philosophy. He lives in Irvine, CA. Feel free to contact Alan through the form on the left." 

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fee: $50 (for 60 min, negotiable)
years of tutoring: 1-3
students tutored: 100 and more
travel distance: 20 miles
tutoring method: in-person (not online)
member for: 3 years and 2 months
award: Red apple

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email: on file
phone: on file

Education and Qualifications

school: UCLA, B.A. - UC Santa Barbara, M.A. - University of Hawaii, PhD
certified: Alan Raffaelli is a certified tutor

I have been a professor of philosophy and logic for the last 20+ years and I have also worked as a software engineer during this time. I have held a number of teaching positions. I have been an adjunct professor at Cal Lutheran University, Mount Saint Mary's College and the University of Phoenix. I was also an instructor at the Computer Learning Center of Los Angeles for 5 years. While I have my PhD in Philosophy and Logic, I have produced software in C/C++, Java, Pascal, Assembly Language, ADA, and Javascript. I have also produced countless web pages in HTML and CSS. I have published articles on software engineering in trade journals and even hold a US Patent for a high speed tape duplication machine. If you have any questions on computer programming or the mathematics involved in arriving at a solution to the problem your program is intended to solve, I can help. So not only can I help you with any problems you may be having with Philosophy or Logic bear in mind that a large part of Philosophy is the study of formal logic which is the corner stone of all math and also computer programming skills.The Greek philosopher Plato thought that learning was simply remembering. We are born knowing everything there is to know and what we call "learning" is simply remembering that information. The job of the teacher is to jog the memory. It is not a teacher's job to give the answers to his students. He should ask them questions so they "remember" and find the answer for themselves. This is the way to impart permanent wisdom. I don't necessarily agree with all of Plato's assumptions, but I do agree with his method of teaching and I have had great success with this approach. I look forward to being able to help you learn some interesting and valuable skills. Hopefully you will have some fun in the process.

Irvine, CA 92603
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