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PHIL 153 Self and Other (1)

An examination of how various conceptions of the self, themselves arising from particular social contexts, are related to corresponding ethical, personal, and political ideas and values. Topics include egoism and altruism, reason and emotion, happiness and a meaningful life, social and political justice, the possibility of free will. Readings will be drawn from Western philosophical and other traditions.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities
  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Staff

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