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CS92PROD
Existentialism, Platonism, Pragmatism

PHIL 220
Fall 2014 not offered
Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

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.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA PHIL
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(PHIL-Social Jus)(SISP-Phil Ethic)(SISP-Phil Mind)

Last Updated on OCT-21-2021
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