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PHL 231

PHL 231

Modern and Contemporary Philosophy

This course fulfills the Humanities requirement. All sections of this class enable students to earn credit for the Great Books program; the Great Books classes have lower class size and are discussion based.
(IAI H4 902)

Section 0G1
Great Books

TR

12:30-1:45 am

Des Plaines

Peter Hudis

This course will explore how the work of Descartes, Hume, Kant, Hegel and Marx address such issues as the meaning of life, the relation of the mind and body, and the possibility of human liberation, as well as engage such 20th-century thinkers as Frantz Fanon, a major theorist of racism and the struggle for recognition.


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IMPORTANT DATES


April 9
Registration opens for fall 2014 semester.

May 15, 16
Evaluation Days.

May 16
Last day of student attendance.

May 19
Grading Day
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 19
Summer 2014 interim classes begin.

May 20
Faculty grading due.

May 20
Commencement

May 26
Memorial Day holiday. College closed.

June 9
Classes begin for summer 2014 eight-week session.

June 9
Three-week First Summer Interim faculty grading due.

June 16
Classes begin for summer 2014 seven-week session.

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