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

Spring 2024
Meeting:
TTh 8:30am - 9:50am / ARC 147
SLN:
18716
Section Type:
Lecture
Instructor:
Catalog Description:
Influence is everywhere, from job interviews to social media. When is influence effective? When is it respectful persuasion vs. immoral deception? Is using psychological insight manipulative or just good people skills? How do biases shape persuasion, and how should we navigate them? Examines the psychology of persuasion through an ethical lens. Assessments focus on real-world applications, helping people improve as persuaders.
GE Requirements Met:
Social Sciences (SSc)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
February 28, 2024 - 7:32 am