Philosophy through Literature
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

PHIL 4000 - Philosophy through Literature

(3 Units)
Examination of philosophical issues and themes that emerge in literature. Philosophical analysis will focus on such topics as ethical constructions and justice; selfhood and personal identity; memory and forgetting; desire and knowledge; the work of imagination; sexuality and embodiment; Eros and death; meaning and existence; the relation of truth and fiction; freedom, fatalism, and determinism; and the relations between self, world, language, and politics.

Satisfies G.E. area F2.

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