From the Stoics to Ubuntu: Philosophies of the Good Life (PHI2149.01)

Catherine McKeen & Paul Voice

This class examines a variety of answers to the ancient question: How do I live a good life? The readings draw from philosophical traditions across both time and location, including Greek and Roman Stoicism, Confucianism, Buddhism, Christian theology, contemporary philosophers in the Anglo-American and European traditions, as well as the African ethic of Ubuntu.


Learning Outcomes:
In this course you will:
- Learn to read texts closely
- Learn to analyze and critically evaluate arguments
- Learn to write an analytical essay



Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 4
M/Th 1:40PM - 3:30PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 30
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years

Categories: Philosophy , Fully In-Person , All courses
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