Autumn Course Highlights

If offered, students can rank their preferences for these courses in the Approaching Stanford form.

Evil

Job's Evil Dreams. William Blake, 1805.

What is evil? Are we naturally good or evil? How should we respond to evil?

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Technological Visions of Utopia

Undated anon map of Utopia, showing Amaurot in the centre.

How do science and technology shape the frameworks for imagining utopian or dystopian societies?

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What is Love?

Siege Castle Love

Is love a spiritual or a bodily phenomenon? Is the concept of love timeless or ever changing? How does thinking about love lead us to ask other important philosophical and social questions?

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