Highlights interactions between literary and philosophical texts, asking how philosophical themes can be explored in fiction, poetry, and drama. Exposes students to diverse modes of humanistic thought, interpretation, and argument, putting the tools and ideas of philosophy into conversation with those of the literary humanities. Students engage closely with selected literary and philosophical texts, explore selected topics in philosophy – such as ethics, epistemology, and aesthetics – through a literary lens, and participate in class discussion with peers and professors. Limited to 20.

Spring 2021

This subject is not offered