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The Life of the Soul

Since the beginning of time, humans have been searching into the nature of the soul, its life and its meanings. Starting from the Greeks, this course seeks to discover how the concept of “soul” is understood, and how its life is conceived. We will explore the roots of these questions in ancient Greek epic, drama and philosophy, how these answers transform in medieval and renaissance literature, and how modernity offers strikingly new answers to them. (Not offered 2021-22).

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM

1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2020 Block J The Life of the Soul Marcia Dobson, John Riker TBA 25 / 4 04/17/2021
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