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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 19901 - Intro to Phil Through Film

Course Credit: 1
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY THROUGH FILM This introductory level course pairs classical and contemporary readings in philosophy with filmic treatments of fundamental philosophical problems and positions. Philosophical issues covered in this course will include the nature of knowledge, the problem of perception, theories of justice and morality, the existence and nature of god, and questions regarding the nature of art and aesthetic value both in general and as pertaining to film. Longer films will be screened outside of class, shorter film clips will be shown in class. [AH]