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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


November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

December 19
Grades due.

December 24 - January 4
College closed.

January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

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