2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Feb 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook
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PHIL 216 - Philosophy of Human Nature

Credits: 3
This course explores a variety of traditions on what human nature is. We will study both Western and Eastern religious concepts, classical and modern philosophical theories, and scientific theories and models of human nature.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Develop a strategy of critically assessing and understanding a theory of human nature.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of how various eastern and western religious traditions conceive human nature.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of classical, modern, and contemporary philosophic tradition of human nature.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of alternative scientific models of human nature.
  5. Write a paper that critically assesses and evaluates a particular theory of human nature.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of his/her unified vision of human nature.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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