PHIL 440C (H01) - Honors/The Copernican Lens: Finding a Place for Humanity

Hon/Find a Place for Humanity

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Philosophy
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 53018
How do humans fit into the cosmos? Once, we thought we were central players; most human societies believed they played a starring role, second only to the gods. Developments in the sciences have led modern humanity to a far more modest view: our existence is full of contingency and without cosmic significance. Humanity's self-conception is now recognized to be deeply culturally conditioned: is an objective view of humanity's place even possible?
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Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, World Cultures(Discovery), Honors course
Instructors: Subrena Smith

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am HS 250B
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Booklist

Book Details
KNOWLEDGE MACHINE (20)
by STREVENS
Required
ISBN
978163149137 5
PUBLISHER
NORTON
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