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PHI 1004: Survey of Western Philosophy
Ever since Socrates declared that “the unexamined life is not worth living,” philosophers and other thinkers have debated what it means to live a well-examined life. This course discusses what it means to think critically and what it is to be human and pursue the good life. In addition, ethical questions pertaining to justice, holiness, social contract, and the nature of virtue will be explored. In considering these and other questions, the course brings those from Greek and other Western traditions into conversation with Islamic, feminist and African American intellectuals who have challenged the prevailing definitions of humanness, justice, and the good life.

TermCRNCredits Instructor(s)DaysTime DatesLocationFeesOpen
Spring 47503 5 Patrick McDonald
Final: W
Bertona 4
Bertona 4
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Attributes: WK Humanities, Arts and Humanities B Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit, Pass/No Credit Instructional Methods: Traditional Note: Full Term

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