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GS101 – Freedom & Authority

The conflicts of individual freedom and institutional authority in ethics, politics, science and religion. Readings emphasize the development of these conflicts in Western culture, from antiquity to modern times, and are related to the decisions which students must make concerning the central values in their lives. Freshmen only. Students may receive separate grades for each block of this course, but must be enrolled in all the blocks in order to receive credit. (Cannot be taken for credit after General Studies 301.) Meets the Critical Perspectives: The West in Time requirement.

Prerequisite: First Year Experience Course. 1st Years Only.

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Fall 2017 Block 1 Freedom & Authority: Consolations: Philosophy, Literature, and History Gresham Riley, Pam Riley Palmer Hall 233 16/1 10/19/2017
Fall 2017 Block 1 Freedom & Authority: The Western Political Tradition in Critical Perspectives Yogesh Chandrani Barnes Science Center 403 16/2 10/19/2017
Fall 2017 Block 1 Freedom & Authority Richard Buxton, Tim Fuller Palmer Hall 25A 16/-1 10/19/2017
Fall 2017 Block 2 Freedom & Authority: Consolations: Philosophy, Literature, and History Carol Neel Palmer Hall 233 16/1 10/19/2017