The Meaning of Life

Course Number: ENGL 170MT
Prerequisites: Check on GOLD
Advisory Enrollment Information: May be repeated for credit providing letter designations are different.
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Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 170AA-ZZ
Quarter: Winter 2020
Instructor: Young, Kay
Day(s): MW
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Location: GIR 2115

What does it mean to be a human being and to be alive? This is our topic. We'll discuss this central question of the humanities and of our lives in relation to theories of life and meaning by Nietzsche, Darwin, Marx, and Freud in relation to novels by Dostoevsky, Woolf, and Kundera, and the comedy of Charlie Chaplin.