Political Philosophy

This course tackles the big questions that shape our modern lives: What is justice? What is liberty? What is equality? When is the state allowed

Ethics of Artificial Intel.

Self-Driving Cars, the Metaverse, Siri and AlexaÖ Roombas! Artificial Intelligence (AI) is seemingly all around us. But what is AI? How does it work now,

Seeing Society

“Who are we? How did we get here? Where are we headed?” When scholars ask these questions about American society, the answers can take the

Mind, Meaning and Reality

This course examines a wide range of philosophical questions and problems, drawing on both classical and contemporary readings. Students will be exposed to a number

The Philosophy of Happiness

This course will examine a range of questions about the nature of happiness. What is happiness, and why does it matter? Is it the main


Justice. Equality. Dignity. Freedom. Responsibility. In Ethics, students explore these and other key ethical concepts. In this class, we will practice skillful use of clear,

Proof & Persuasion

How can you be more persuasive when speaking or writing? What are some common mistakes people make when they are arguing, and how can you

Inside Out

Coming to Terms With Climate Change. This course will use non-fiction, fiction, poetry and documentary film to establish an understanding of the origins and implications