Virtue and Vice in History, Literature, and Philosophy|
CHUM 228, PHIL 112, HIST 140|
|Certificates: The Study of Education|
|Course Cluster: Education Studies Minor|
Beginning with Aristotle and Confucius and reading our way through significant texts of Christianity, humanism, postmodernism, and contemporary cultural productions, we will explore the ethics, power, and politics interesecting in the idea of virtue.
||Gen Ed Area Dept:
|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(EDST-MN)(HIST-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Aristotle, Confucius, Machiavelli, Nietzsche, other materials on virtue, vice, and excellence, from Joan of Arc to Billie Holliday to Amy Winehouse.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two exams, one medium-length paper that reflects and builds upon the readings and lectures.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
COL majors can take the course for student option grading mode.
|Instructor(s): Roth,Michael S. Times: .M.W... 10:50AM-12:10PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 118||SR major: 11||JR major: 13|| || |
|Seats Available: 92||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 11||JR non-major: 13||SO: 28||FR: 42|