PY 3450 - Enlightenment, Love, and Literature
A study of 3 related philosophical problems - evil in a supposedly just universe, and the fall and rise of human beings - as they are embodied in selected works from both philosophy and literature. Literary works such as Greek tragedy, Shakespearean tragedy, Goethe's Faust, Blake's Songs of Innocence, T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets, and Hesse's Siddhartha are used as concrete examples of the various interpretations of the philosophical issues. Spring of even years. Prerequisite(s): Junior status.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.