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  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1945 - NPHI 0288 A
  • Guzman, Luis
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
Is there such a thing as an objective or universal point of view? On one hand, the history of Western philosophy can be viewed as a continuous search for a fixed point of view, for a perspective that reveals how things "really are." On the other hand, many serious thinkers have attempted to relativize any postulation of an absolute perspective. This age-old debate is reflected in modern debates, such as the conflict ...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1923 - NPHI 3288 A
  • Guzman, Luis
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
In this course, we study and apply the principles and methods that distinguish good reasoning from poor reasoning. Working with this toolkit of techniques for evaluating arguments, we examine the logic that shapes contemporary debates about politics, media, art, and science. As a complement to the practical nature of this exercise, we also reflect on the psychological structures that make critical thinking an essenti...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3380 - NPHI 2610 A
  • STAFF
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
We study the central themes of Nietzsche's writings: the Apollonian and the Dionysian in his reinterpretation of ancient Greek culture and his notions of history, moral feelings (pity, revenge, selfless love), the eternal return, the overman, and the will to power. These themes are explored both within the context of Nietzsche's philosophical projects, such as his critique of morality, and in relation to contemporary...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 8987 - NPHI 3240 A
  • Tuncel, Yunus
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
The conclusion of World War II led to a new era in international relations, one purportedly based on international law and human rights. In practice, however, states frequently ignore international legal requirements when the laws impede the pursuit of their own national interests. Since the catastrophic attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States has responded to security threats with policies and practices in ...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 7116 - NPOL 3571 A
  • Torres-Spelliscy, Glynn
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
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