PHIL 346 B: Personal Values and Human Good

Meeting Time: 
MW 7:00pm - 9:20pm
Location: 
MLR 316
SLN: 
21408
Joint Sections: 
PHIL 346 A
Instructor:
Jason Benchimol

Additional Details:

TEXTS: The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Confession, Leo Tolstoy, author, Peter Carson, translator; The Best Things in Life: A Guide to What Really Matters, Thomas Hurka; The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness, Sharon Lebell; and Status Anxiety, Alain De Botton.

Catalog Description: 
Examination of the idea of a good human life. Emphases differ from year to year. Typical topics include happiness and prudence, rationality and life plans, personal values and the meaning of life, autonomy and false consciousness, self-respect and self-esteem, honesty and self-deception, faith and "vital lies."
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:07pm