HUMAN150 - Great Books, Great Ideas - Anne V. Powell
|Course:||Great Books, Great Ideas|
|Professor:||Anne V. Powell|
|Course Length:||5 week|
|Textbook Title:||No textbooks. All texts will be posted on Canvas.|
|Types of Assessments:||Discussion Boards, Quizzes, Essays, Exams|
How do we know that we know what we know?
Knowledge is tricky, and this course investigates theories of knowledge by tracing ideas from ancient philosophical texts and medieval scholasticism to contemporary postmodernity through literature, art, music, and architecture. This course deals with concerns over the source of knowledge, the methods by which we gain knowledge, how or if we can determine that what we know is true, how cultural ideas of knowledge trickle down into the arts and everyday life, and how other fields, such as religion and science, approach knowledge. More specifically, this course will investigate inspiration, (de)centralization of knowledge, and common cultural images of knowledge.
HUMAN150 surveys humanistic works of literature, philosophy, history, and the arts from Greek Antiquity to the end of the Medieval period as related to contemporary values and ideas.
What to Expect in this Course
In a 5-week class, you should expect an reading and/or assignment due every weekday (Monday-Friday).
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Last updated: 10/12/2020 Sub # Orig: 1755