Goal is to advance Japanese proficiency through reading in Japanese on topics you are interested in.
About The World
Did you grow up watching Pokémon and Power Rangers? Have you danced along to "Gangnam Style"?
Readings of Tang and Song period stories, anecdotal literature, poetry, and song lyrics on the themes of romantic love, unfaithfulness, and revenge.
According to one commentator, the political economy of Israel is characterized by embedded illiberalism.
Arguably the most influential theatrical artist of the twentieth century, Bertolt Brecht continues to be a lightning rod for debates over art and politics.
Devoted to an in depth analysis of Molière's major plays, as well as a study of contemporary productions of his work. Taught in French.
The seminar explores the intellectual, political, and cultural background of 5th-century Athenian tragedy, with special focus on the theatrical dynamics of the major plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles,
This course examines the writings and reception history of Li Qingzhao (1084-1150s), the most renowned woman writer of imperial China.
Modern Iran has been a smithy for political movements, ideologies, and types of states.
(Formerly 120/220; graduate students enroll in 222.) Hume's theoretical philosophy, in particular, skepticism and naturalism, the theory of ideas and belief, space and time, causation and necessity
Mini-Course taught by Rega Wood in association with Santiago Melo Arias & Professors Alan Code & Calvin Normore.
Correspondence on metaphysics, theology, and science.
Developments in 17th-century continental philosophy. Descartes's views on mind, necessity, and knowledge.
Particular light is shed on both the strengths and weaknesses of empiricism by studying it as it first arose during the 17th century revolution in philosophy and the sciences initiated by Descartes
Focus is on the big three British Empiricists and their developments of thought based on the foundational role that they give to sensory perception or experience as the source of knowledge.
(Formerly 121/221.) Descartes's philosophical writings on rules for the direction of the mind, method, innate ideas and ideas of the senses, mind, God, eternal truths, and the material world.
This course is an introduction to the metaphysical thought of St. Thomas Aquinas (1225 ¿ 1274), one of the most important and influential philosopher-theologians of the High Middle Ages.
Epicureans, skeptics, and stoics on epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, and psychology.