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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



2:00-4:50 pm

Des Plaines

Peter Hudis

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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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

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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