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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


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.

Academic Program

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March 25
Registration opens for summer 2015.

March 29
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

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

May 19
Faculty grading due.

May 19

May 25
Memorial Day holiday, College closed.

June 8
Summer 2015 eight-week session begins.

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