PHIL 196 - First Year Seminar
Section: 003 Love and Justice
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Course Note:
This course is designed to provide first-year students with an intensive introduction to philosophy in a seminar format. The content varies, depending on the instructor.
Requirements & Distribution:
Theme, FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

I love you….I want justice….Have I treated you fairly?….Can we be friends?....You have no right to do that….It is the just thing to do….Let justice roll down like waters….All you need is love….All is fair in love….Justice is blind….Love is blind…. In this course we will undertake a philosophical inquiry into two elemental virtues of human togetherness: love and justice — separately, in harmony, and in tension. Drawing upon philosophical texts as well as expressions of love and justice in various texts, music, drama, and art, we will endeavor to think through love and justice in our own lives, our public and personal situations, our own societies, our own bondings. And we will ask: can life be worth living without love or justice or both? This course is part of the Fall 2010 Theme Semester, What Makes Life Worth Living?

PHIL 196 - First Year Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
003 (SEM)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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