PHL 220 - Ideas, Culture, and Social Thought
Examination and analysis of the notion of culture as it is defined in complex contexts in which power relations, economic and political interests, and ideological practices play a crucial role. Special emphasis will be placed on the distinction between ideas and ideologies, the critique of the persistence of myths in modern rationalizations of social practices, and the consideration of the notion of the self as a socially constructed entity. Satisfies the Arts and Humanities core requirement.
Prerequisites & Notes
PHL 100 or PHL 104 or permission of instructor.
Cross listed with IST 220.