2019-2020 Catalog

PHIL 2400 Philosophy and Literature

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(1) One class in English (ENGL), Philosophy (PHIL), or Humanities (HUMS); or instructor approval - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

This course examines a variety of literature (narratives, poetry, and essays) in relation to the relevant topics in ethics, metaphysics, and aesthetics. The choice of narratives (fiction, drama, and film), poetry, and essays are compared to the relevant concepts in ethics (social justice, moral dilemmas), metaphysics (materialism, idealism, realism), and aesthetics (classical and modern theories of art).