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PHIL 102 - Philosophy, Film and the Meaning of Life
Spring 2020, Section 01

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000862 PHIL 102 01 Philosophy, Film and the Meaning of Life
01/15 - 04/29
W
1:00pm - 4:20pm
4.0 Open Matthews, Mark
Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University
Building/Room: Founders Hall L117


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
1/15/2020 - 4/29/2020 W 1:00pm - 4:20pm Founders Hall L117 Matthews, Mark

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 32 Enrolled: 13 Seats Remaining: 19

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Full refund is available until January 17, 2020, 11:59PM CST.
The last day to add this course is January 19, 2020. The last day to drop this course is January 17, 2020.
The last day to withdraw from this course is April 13, 2020.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $937.44
Tuition -nonresident: $1,912.64
Approximate Course Fees: $144.44

Course Level
Undergraduate

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 06 - Humanities/Fine Arts
    • Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.
    • Understand those works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.
    • Respond critically to works in the arts and humanities.
    • Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the arts and humanities.
  • Goal 09 - Ethical/Civic Resp
    • Examine, articulate, and apply their own ethical views.
    • Understand and apply core concepts (e.g. politics, rights and obligations, justice, liberty) to specific issues.
    • Analyze and reflect on the ethical dimensions of legal, social, and scientific issues.
    • Recognize the diversity of political motivations and interests of others.
    • Identify ways to exercise the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

Description
Does human life have a meaning? If so, where or how can it be found? How should one live? What kind of people should we want to be? How does the nature of one's community and one's position in it affect one's answers to these questions? Do only certain kinds of communities offer opportunities for a good life? This course uses movies and philosophical essays from classical and contemporary sources to discuss these and other matters concerning life's meaning.

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