Master of Liberal Studies
Graduate Seminar, Fall 2017
Monday, 7:00 - 9:50 p.m.
September 11, 2017 - December 11, 2017
MLS 542 Images of Human Nature
This course will consider various views about the nature and meaning of human existence. Among the images to be examined are the religious and philosophical, the heroic, the psychological, as well as the sociological and historical. Readings include selections from The Book of Genesis, Confucius, Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Al Farabi, Hobbes, Shakespeare, Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, Freud, Durkheim, Woolf, Sayers, and various classical and contemporary documents, including film.