PHIL 152 - Philosophy of Human Nature
Winter 2014, Section 002
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Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Students are strongly advised not to take more than two Philosophy Introductions.
Other Course Info:
Students are strongly advised not to take more than two Philosophy Introductions.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

In this course we will look at human nature from a philosophical point of view. We will focus on features that characterize human nature when it is flourishing, especially happiness and rationality. We will also consider some natural tendencies that hinder our pursuit of these goals. For source material we will cast our nets wide, looking to philosophers from various schools of thought and from various time periods. We will also take into account contemporary empirical research, especially recent work in the field of positive psychology.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

No experience with Philosophy is assumed.

Class Format:

3 hours of lecture with discussion per week

Schedule

PHIL 152 - Philosophy of Human Nature
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
23630
Open
3
 
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MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
002 (LEC)
 In Person
32041
Closed
0
 
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MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM

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