Emerging technologies raise novel ethical challenges or, in some cases, make ethical utopias or dystopias the stuff of reality. But they also provide a new context for thinking about traditional philosophical and ethical problems while increasing the urgency with which we must grapple with these problems.
Understanding the interplay of competing ethical perspectives gives vital insight into the workings of our democracy.
“Scientific Approaches to Philosophy” explores connections between science and philosophy and attempts to determine if contemporary science can answer, or contribute, to classic philosophical debates.
The applicability of the deterministic principle is affected by four conceptual revolutions; chaotic systems, computational complexity, undecidability, and incompleteness.
Where should we look if we want to understand the customs, practices, and habits of different traditions?
Language is a fascinating part of being human, and is central to our experiences and interactions with one another.
In this course, students assessed the role of policies, programs, and practices to reduce social problems and enhance positive outcomes for children, their families, and their communities.
How are great musicals constructed? The goals of the course were to encourage creative activity and to begin to help students develop the skills necessary to craft effective musical theater.
In “Bedrooms and Battlefields: Sex, Gender, and Ethnicity in Hebrew Bible” we discuss stories from Creation to the Book of Ruth to discover how founding narratives establish the categories that have come to define our humanity.
“My class examines the way that novelists use their work to explore poverty, homelessness, mental illness, race relations, domestic violence, climate change, and other issues.”