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PHIL 147: Death and the Meaning of Life

This course introduces philosophical ideas and methods through reading, discussing, and writing about basic questions that arise when we reflect on the human condition. What is meant by "meaning" when one asks whether (a person's) life has meaning? How do our beliefs about human nature, religion and morality affect how we ask or answer the question? How does our mortality affect our living? Classical and contemporary writings -- philosophical and autobiographical -- are used. Offered during Interim.

Philosophy

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...Value Theory PHIL 119 Moral Psychology PHIL 120 Philosophy in Literature PHIL 147 Death and...