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PHIL0500A-W13

CRN: 10362

Resrch In Philosophy

Supervised independent research in philosophy. Admission by approval.

PHIL0500B-W13

CRN: 10800

Resrch In Philosophy

Supervised independent research in philosophy. Admission by approval.

PHIL0500C-W13

CRN: 10363

Resrch In Philosophy

Supervised independent research in philosophy. Admission by approval.

PHIL0500D-W13

CRN: 10364

Resrch In Philosophy

Supervised independent research in philosophy. Admission by approval.

PHIL0500E-W13

CRN: 10190

Resrch In Philosophy

Supervised independent research in philosophy. Admission by approval.

PHIL0500F-W13

CRN: 10365

Resrch In Philosophy

Supervised independent research in philosophy. Admission by approval.

PHIL0500G-W13

CRN: 10366

Resrch In Philosophy

Supervised independent research in philosophy. Admission by approval.

PHIL0700A-W13

CRN: 10289

Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

PHIL0700B-W13

CRN: 10801

Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

PHIL0700C-W13

CRN: 10299

Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

PHIL0700D-W13

CRN: 10368

Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

PHIL0700E-W13

CRN: 10369

Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

PHIL0700F-W13

CRN: 10370

Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

PHIL0700G-W13

CRN: 10371

Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

PHIL0700I-W13

CRN: 10895

Senior Thesis

Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

PHIL1010A-W13

CRN: 11404

Philosophy of Happiness

The Philosophy of Happiness
This is a course on the philosophy of happiness, well-being, and human flourishing. We will consider both the big questions about the nature of these states (for instance, “What is happiness?” and “Is it necessary for a worthwhile life?”) and the specific topics typically taken to be essential to these states, such as pleasure, life satisfaction, virtue, and agency. While working from a philosophical perspective, we will integrate psychological research from the field of “positive psychology” into our analyses. Our readings will draw on contemporary works by both philosophers and psychologists, and will include works by Haybron, Feldman, Csikszentmihalyi, Diener, and Seligman.

PHIL1032A-W13

Cross-Listed As:
PSCI1032A-W13

CRN: 11357

Philosophy and Politics
Please register via PSCI 1032A

Plurality: Philosophy and Politics from Plato to Arendt
Western philosophy insists that by thinking alone we can better learn to live together. Yet starting with Plato's description of the philosopher who must be forced back to society after ascending to the realm of ideas, this tradition often finds itself caught between individual reflection as a means of overcoming common prejudices and the need to find meaning in a common world. In this course we will explore questions of justice, liberty, and authority in Ancient Greek and Enlightenment texts before turning to the early 20th century forms of existentialism that, in their intense focus on individual experience, provide Hannah Arendt with surprising resources for conceptualizing humans as fundamentally plural beings who are both equal and distinct. (This course counts as elective credit towards the Political Science major) (Political Theory)