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This course explores the ways in which different thinkers, texts, and traditions have responded to the question concerning the meaning of life. Topics to be covered include the questions: What is human happiness? What makes a good life? What is meaningful work? What kinds of responsibility do I have for other people? How do various thinkers, both philosophic and religious, respond to the problem of human suffering? What is the relation of personal to social identity in an age of increasing complexity? We will read classic as well as modern and contemporary texts. In addition, we will use films to provide the basis for further reflection and discussion.
Richard Sugarman ()
Dates: May 19 - June 13, 2014; Cross Listed with PHIL 95 60976; Total Cross Listed Enrollment of 20 Please use course description from PHIL 95 60976
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