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Existentialism, Platonism, Pragmatism
PHIL 220
Spring 2012
Section: 01  

The class will explore three different, classic theories of reality and human beings' place in it, one from ancient Greece (that of Plato), one from modern America (that of John Dewey), and one from modern Europe (Sartre and Camus). Each of these theories provides a broad metaphysics, an ethics, and a conception of politics, art, and religion. Each is mind-opening, and when read in conjunction, provide the basis for discussions of some of the most important questions about what it means to be human.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning
The broad focus of the course is ethics, and attention will be paid to what this means.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA PHIL
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(SISP-Phil Ethic)(SISP-Phil Mind)
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

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