An examination of persistently contested ideas in the history of Western cultures, concentrating on the intellectual heritage of the post-classical world (from the Renaissance to the present). Involves readings from the primary texts (literary, religious, philosophical, and political) and discussion of ideas in the texts both orally and in writing. All sections share common theme, syllabus, and readings.
3 credits
Lower Division
The Interdisciplinary Clusters | Great Books, Modern Ideas, Western Perspectives
Approaches to Creation and Analysis | The Humanities