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PHL 290

PHL 290

Topics in Philosophy: Philosophical Reflections on Alternatives to Capitalism

This class is a unique seminar in which both faculty and students participate.

Section 0H1

 

W

2:00-4:50 pm

Des Plaines

Mohamed Mehdi

PHL 290 is an Honors Program course. This course will consist of a philosophical exploration of the promise and pitfalls of capitalism by focusing on its underlying logic, its endency to generate material wealth as well as economic crises, and the future of humanity in light of growing economic inequality, social alienation, and environmental destruction.


Academic Program

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IMPORTANT DATES


October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
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 October 26.

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.

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