Portfolio Category: Philosophy

How to Defend Humane Ideals

How to Defend Humane Ideals

In this course, students will learn how to defend ideals which respect the worth of all people. Students will learn how to use modern social science to refute racists, Social ...
The Good Society and the Market

The Good Society and the Market

This class examines thinkers from Plato, Marx and Mill to the present to trace the transition from giving political expression to the good life toward satisfying demands. We will explore ...
Genius & Madness in Literature

Genius & Madness in Literature

Is there a connection between genius & madness, creativity & insanity? In this class, students will join others in lively discussions as we try to define “normal” and determine whether ...