COMPLIT 376 - Literature and Ideas
Fall 2018, Section 001 - Philosophy as a Way of Life
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Comparative Literature (COMPLIT)
Department: LSA Comparative Literature
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This course is being offered through the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program®, a national educational program that brings together incarcerated (“inside”) students and university (“outside”) students for dialogic, bi-directional learning opportunities. Inside-Out praxis stems from the belief that our society is strengthened when higher education/learning opportunities are widely accessible and when students are able to encounter one another, as equals, across profound social barriers. This Inside-Out course will consider some of the most difficult and abiding questions driving philosophers: What makes a life worth living? How do I know that something is real? Is violence ever justified? What does it mean to be free? Is it possible to live without hurting others? We will read, discuss, and reflect on works from thinkers such as Plato, W.E.B. DuBois, Friedrich Nietzsche, Frantz Fanon, and Judith Butler. No prior knowledge of philosophy is required, just the desire to think together and engage big ideas.


COMPLIT 376 - Literature and Ideas
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
Tu 4:00PM - 10:00PM

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