PHIL 118 A: Persuasion or Manipulation? The Ethics and Psychology of Influence

Summer 2023 A-term
Meeting:
MTWThF 10:50am - 1:00pm / ART 006
SLN:
13044
Section Type:
Lecture
Instructor:
Catalog Description:
Examines the psychology of persuasion through an ethical lens. Answers questions such as: When is persuasion effective? When is it respectful versus immoral? Is using psychological insight manipulative or just good people skills? How do biases shape persuasion, and how should we navigate them? Assessments focus on real-world applications, helping students improve as persuaders.
GE Requirements Met:
Social Sciences (SSc)
Writing (W)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
April 20, 2024 - 12:48 pm